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The School's Curriculum


by Wilma S. Longstreet - 1973

Although many educators declared their willingness to adopt curricular reforms, the basic organization of the elementary school rarely was modified to make it more congruent with and more supportive of new instructional approaches. The subject-centered curriculum continued (as it still does) to dominate the public school at all grade levels. The evaluation of outcomes continued (as it still does) to take the form of standardized tests administered to millions of youngsters, with graded norms the basis for judging performance. New approaches to evaluation were slow to enter school practice.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 72, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 74 Number 6, 1973, p. 243-271
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19486, Date Accessed: 2/20/2020 12:34:05 PM

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