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To a remarkable degree, practice in schools in the 1980's still owes much of its source to the rhetoric of progressivism in education first popularized in the first half of the 20th century. No one today would be likely to describe a comprehensive high school with its variegated curriculum, its moveable classroom desks, and its acceptance of the limited authority of the teachers as a school following the canons of progressive education.
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