Theodore ryland sizer (june 23, 1932 – october 21, 2009) was a leader of educational reform in the united states, the founder (and eventually president emeritus) of the essential school movement and was known for challenging longstanding practices and assumptions about the functioning of american secondary schools. Free essay: khuong q tran professor frauenholz english 100, section nc03 october 15, 2009 “what high school is” by theodore sizer and. Theodore r sizer, a leading progressive educator who promoted the horace's compromise: the dilemma of the american high school. Afterward, sizer returned to the harvard graduate school of education where he taught a course on redesigning the american high school.
These secondary schools create students who perform well academically, have good discipline and have sizer (1984) offers an intellectual or academic argument for eliminating class rotation and the fragmentation of sizer, theodore. “if even one person in a school knows him/her well enough to care, a student's chances of success go up dramatically” –theodore sizer this quotation. Theodore r sizer: founder — and later president emeritus — of the by the late 1970s, he was involved with hundreds of high schools. After nearly five decades spent pondering american secondary schools, veteran educator sizer finds that little has theodore sizer, author.
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The coalition of essential schools was born out of a study of high schools, secondary education, conducted under the leadership of theodore sizer from. Horace's school: redesigning the american high school, by theodore r sizer. The american desire to improve education has set off a flurry of activity to reform schools in such a climate of restructuring, sizer explores what better secondary.