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Going Comprehensive in England and Wales : A Study of Uneven Change - David Crook

Going Comprehensive in England and Wales

A Study of Uneven Change

By: David Crook (Editor), Ken Fogelman (Editor), Alan C. Kerckhoff (Editor), David Reeder (Editor)

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Published: 30th November 1996
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The transition of British secondary schools from predominantly selective to predominantly comprehensive was meant to transform a highly stratified system into a more equal one. However, this study shows that the new system was in fact highly diverse and retained features of the selective system.

The European context of British educational reform
comprehensive reorganization in England and Wales - an overview
the ten case studies of local education authorities
the evolutionary capital experience - London
the urban, political reorganization - Manchester, Bristol and Leeds
a calculated educational reorganization - Stoke-on-Trent
the innovative county experience - Leicestershire and the West Riding or Yorkshire
the cautious county aproach - West Sussex, Glamorgan and Northumberland
summary of the LEA case studies
sources of variation on LEA action
schools and students in a changing system
selective versus comprehensive schools
variations on a theme
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ISBN: 9780713040265
ISBN-10: 0713040262
Series: Woburn Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 30th November 1996
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1