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The bestselling author of Cultural Literacy offers a masterful analysis of the American educational system-how it has veered off course, what must be done to right it, and why-and offers a specific plan for ensuring that all children are given the opportunity for an outstanding education. Book jacket.
E. D. Hirsch, Jr., founder of the Core Knowledge Foundation, recently retired as professor of education and humanities at the University of Virginia. His previous books include Cultural Literacy and The Knowledge Deficit.
Table of Contents
|The Inspiring Idea of the Common School||p. 1|
|Sixty Years without a Curriculum||p. 34|
|Transethnic America and the Civic Core||p. 65|
|Linguistic America and the Public Sphere||p. 94|
|Competence and Equality Narrowing the Two Achievement Gaps||p. 123|
|Competence and Community Renewing Public Education||p. 152|
|Core Knowledge History/ Geography Thread, K-2||p. 189|
|Content is Skill, Skill Content||p. 210|
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