Explores the implications of a national US curriculum through the study of Japanese education. It suggests that the US educational system lacks certain organizational mechanisms that support student achievement and would facilitate teacher involvement in the educational reform process.In fifth grade, weekly juku study increased to 12 hours and two subjects were added: science and social studies. He began to take his dinner to the juku and continued to take one practice test a month, at the same tuition level. Now that he was ... Sixth grade, the exam year, was the critical period. The child enrolled in theanbsp;...
|Title||:||National Standards and School Reform in Japan and the United States|
|Publisher||:||Teachers College Press - 2002|