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Dumbing Down Our Kids : Why American Children Feel Good about Themselves But Can't Read, Write, or Add
by Charles J. Sykes


Overview - As featured on the Today show, C-Span, and NPR's Talk of the Nation, among others, this searing indictment of America's secondary schools offers a full-scale investigation of the new educational fad, sometimes called "Outcome Based Education"--the latest in a long series of "reforms" which has eroded our schools--which supplants grades and genuine achievements with "self-esteem".  Read more...

 
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Overview
As featured on the Today show, C-Span, and NPR's Talk of the Nation, among others, this searing indictment of America's secondary schools offers a full-scale investigation of the new educational fad, sometimes called "Outcome Based Education"--the latest in a long series of "reforms" which has eroded our schools--which supplants grades and genuine achievements with "self-esteem".

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780312148232
  • ISBN-10: 0312148232
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publish Date: September 1996
  • Page Count: 352
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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