Dumbing down Our Kids Why American Children Feel Good about Themselves but Can't Read, Write, or Add

ISBN-10: 0312148232

ISBN-13: 9780312148232

Edition: 2nd (Revised)

Authors: Charles J. Sykes

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Dumbing Down Our Kids is a searing indictment of America's secondary schools-one that every parent and teacher should read. Dumbing Down Our Kids offers a full-scale investigation of the new educational fad, sometimes called "Outcome Based Education" -the latest in a long series of "reforms" that has eroded our schools. -Why our kids rank to, or at the bottom of international tests in math and science -Why "self-esteem" has supplanted grades and genuine achievements -How the educational establishment lowers standards and quality in our schools-while continuing to raise their budgets and our school taxes -The dumbing down of the curriculum so everyone can pass-but no one excel -How parents, students, and teachers can evaluate schools and restore quality learning
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List price: $19.99
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 9/15/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

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