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Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know

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The author argues that children in the United States are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary ... Show synopsis

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Butterfryby

Educational Encyclopedia Brown

by Butterfryby on Sep 17, 2008

If you are new to the theories of education, this is a must read. It gives you painful insight into how anyone with a PhD can mutate the expectations of the educational system to make money. While it may be the epitomy of standardization lists, the fundamental ideas in this book are not applicable in practice. Just check out the rest of Hirsch's line of literature to see that he is merely a dictionary writer. I feel that it is important that every educator read this book and understand its importance to the field of education.

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