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Theodore R. Sizer • 24 Items / 9 Articles, 7 Books, 8 Reviews
Horace's Compromise (1984)
The Dilemma of the American High School
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    Teaching and Learning (Review)
    Horace's Compromise, by Theodore R. Sizer
    1. Horace's Compromise by Theodore R. Sizer
    Commentary, May 1984, pp. 64-69
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    The Talkies/Confession of a Critic (2 Reviews)
    Horace's Compromise, by Theodore R. Sizer
    1. Horace's Compromise by Theodore R. Sizer
    2. Against Mediocrity by Chester E. Finn, Diane Ravitch, and Robert T. Fancher, ...
    The American Spectator, September 1984, p. 43
  3. Books
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    The American High School (6 Reviews)
    The Paideia Proposal, by Mortimer J. Adler
    1. The Paideia Proposal by Mortimer J. Adler
    2. Paideia Problems and Possibilities by Mortimer J. Adler
    3. High School by Ernest L. Boyer
    4. A Place Called School by John I. Goodlad
    5. The Good High School by Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
    6. Horace's Compromise by Theodore R. Sizer
    Commonweal, April 20, 1984, pp. 244-246
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    The Schools Flunk Out (7 Reviews)
    A Place Called School, by John I. Goodlad
    1. A Place Called School by John I. Goodlad
    2. Horace's Compromise by Theodore R. Sizer
    3. High School by Ernest L. Boyer
    4. High School Achievement by James S. Coleman, Thomas Hoffer, and Sally Kilgore, ...
    5. A Nation at Risk
    6. Action for Excellence
    7. Making the Grade by Paul Peterson
    The New York Review of Books, April 12, 1984, pp. 35-39