High School English: A National Portrait

  title={High School English: A National Portrait},
  author={Adam Gamoran and William Carbonaro},
  journal={The High School Journal},
  pages={1 - 13}
What sorts of instruction do students experience in high school English? Most research findings rely on small-scale, localized contexts. The purpose of this study is to provide a national portrait of high school English by documenting its overall quality on several dimensions that are theoretically important. In addition, the study examines individual and structural sources of inequality in the types of English instruction that occur in different types of classes and to which different types of… 

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