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The Making of an American High School

The Credentials Market and the Central High School of Philadelphia, 1838-1939

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The Making of an American High School by David F Labaree
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This prize-winning book analyzes the origins and development of the first public high school in Philadelphia, which became a model for secondary schools elsewhere. Using Central High School as a case study, Labaree argues that the American public high school is the product of the struggle between egalitarianism and meritocracy that is endemic to a democratic society. Winner of the History of Education Society's Outstanding Book Award and co-winner of the American Educational Research Association's Outstanding Book Award.
Release date NZ
January 29th, 1992
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Yale University Press
Pages
222
Dimensions
152x229x13
ISBN-13
9780300054699
Product ID
1821864

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