Theodore Sizer, 1932-2009

By Anthony Rebora — October 22, 2009 1 min read
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Theodore Sizer, influential education reformer and author of Horace’s Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School, has died at age 77. Among other traits, Sizer was known for his acute sense of the systemic challenges teachers faced in their work--often amid what he referred to as policy and social “silences.” We’ll have more on this. ...

Update, 5:15 p.m.: From Teacher‘s archives, an excellent 1996 profile of Sizer, as well as a 2000 appreciation of Horace’s Compromise.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Web Watch blog.