• Claudia Goldin
  • Lawrence Katz


Mass Secondary Schooling and the State: The Role of State Compulsion in the High School Movement. Lawrence Katz, Claudia Goldin, August 2011, Book Chapter. "From 1910 to 1940, a period known in U.S. educational history as the high school movement, the fraction of youths enrolled in public and private U.S. secondary schools increased from 18 to 71 percent. The fraction graduating nationwide soared from 9 to 51 percent and the increase was even greater in most northern and western states. Such increases are as large as those achieved in the recent histories of nations undergoing the most rapid of transitions to mass secondary schooling. In South Korea, for example, the fraction..." Link