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    • The Schools We Need

    • By: E.D. Hirsch Jr.
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • challenged everything I learned in my B.Ed.

    • By Thucydides on 04-21-18

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Cultural Literacy

    • What Every American Needs to Know
    • By: E.D. Hirsch Jr.
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 48
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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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Theory

    • By Marcus Vorwaller on 08-06-06

    Regular price: $18.80