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Ravitch, Diane – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1985
Reviews the history of ideas about the proper role of history in high school curricula. Asserts that the acceptance of social efficiency as the touchstone of curricula, as well as history's absorption into social studies, proved disastrous. Calls for reassessment of the inherent values of studying history. (KH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational History, High Schools, History Instruction