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  • Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know | E.D. Hirsch Jr.

    Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By E.D. Hirsch Jr.
    • Narrated By Barrett Whitener
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    In this forceful manifesto Professor E. D. Hirsch, Jr., argues that children in the United States are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. They lack cultural literacy: a grasp of background information that writers and speakers assume their audience already has.

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  • The Schools We Need | E.D. Hirsch Jr.

    The Schools We Need

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By E.D. Hirsch Jr.
    • Narrated By Anna Fields
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    A child's mind is hungry for knowledge, stimulation, the excitement of learning which school should provide, yet most American schools fall far short. From kindergarten through high school, our public educational system is among the worst in the developed world.

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