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The Making of Americans by E.D. Hirsch Jr.
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Oct 16, 2009

bookshelves: decided-not-to-read, social-commentary
Read in October, 2009

The premise of this seems to be that a countrywide standardized curriculum would be better for learning outcomes and cultural cohesion. (If I am misrepresenting it, I apologize; I read/skimmed the intro and part of the first chapter.)

I disagree with this on philosophical grounds, and the book did not seem terribly interesting, so I elected not to continue reading the book.

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