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Jeffrey Mirel

Jeffrey Mirel is professor of educational studies and history, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is the author of The Rise and Fall of an Urban School System: Detroit, 1907–81, and, with David Angus, The Failed Promise of the American High School, 1890–1995.

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Distorting Dewey

Progressive ideals, lost in translation

Unrequited Promise

Tracing the evolution of New American Schools, from feisty upstart to bulwark of the education establishment

The Traditional High School

Historical debates over its nature and function

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