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    Educational Experimentation in National Social Policy

    P. Michael Timpane
    The need for experimentation is clear. But in reviewing the history of educational experimentation—from Progressivism through the "Grey Areas" projects of the 1950's and the War on Poverty—the author suggests that fruitful experimentation demands a difficult balance of "real world" involvement and political insulation. The history is particularly relevant to an understanding of the origin, evolution, and prospects of the recent "Experimental Schools" Proposal.

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    Winter 1970 Issue

    Abstracts

    An Interview with James Allen
    James E. Allen, Jr.
    Educational Experimentation in National Social Policy
    P. Michael Timpane
    Students in Court
    Free Speech and the Functions of Schooling in America
    Richard L. Berkman
    Another Look at Student Rights and the Function of Schooling
    The Elizabeth Cleaners Street School
    The University as a Community of Resistance
    Antony Mullaney
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