TITLE

College Board: Curriculum Guides for Teachers

AUTHOR(S)
Hooper, Susan
PUB. DATE
November 1985
SOURCE
Education Week;11/27/1985, Vol. 5 Issue 13, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article introduces a series of curriculum guides for high-school teachers developed by the College Board in the U.S. These guides were designed to help improve the academic preparation of college-bound students and to encourage teachers to play a greater role in the school-reform movement. Six booklets comprised the Educational EQuality Project, a 10-year program that aims to strengthen the academic quality of secondary education.
ACCESSION #
21157846

 

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