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What's Gone Wrong in America's Classrooms

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These essays identify key failures in modern American education and illuminate some ways in which those in the teaching profession—and their students—can achieve higher levels of performance, making the case for content-rich education and explicit teaching.
Kindle Edition, 190 pages
Published (first published May 31st 1998)
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Alicia Fox
Aug 05, 2016 Alicia Fox rated it really liked it
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This book is a collection of articles written by presenters at an educational conference. As such, it presents some interesting looks at various issues in education. It dates to right before NCLB came into effect, and unknowingly reveals why that movement was so disparaged, as well as why it failed.

The best chapter was that by Hirsch which ended the book. He put forth excellent reasons why the leading educational "research" organizations can't be trusted. I'd always known that certain aspects of
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