TITLE

Quixotic ideas for educational reform

AUTHOR(S)
Riesman, David
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
Society;Mar/Apr93, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Encourages educational reform in the U.S., especially at the collegiate level. Proposal of single-sex boarding schools for African American boys; Effectiveness of Catholic parochial schools; Problems presented by racial diversity in campuses; Less attention given to books and writing.
ACCESSION #
9308045137

 

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