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Explore the principles of Paideia schools and how they merge the conservative ideas of a classical education with progressive ideas about teaching and learning. Learn the 14 Essential Elements of Paideia schools, which include high expectations, core curriculum, flexible scheduling, and rigorous assessment of students and teachers. (ASCD E-Book, 1998) Downloadable PDF File.