From Sol Stern’s “A Solution for Gotham’s Reading Woes,” City Journal, Summer 2011: Noting that SAT reading scores nose-dived in the 1960s and have remained flat ever since, Hirsch blames the nation’s education schools. “Our teachers and administrators are taught brilliant slogans like ‘rote regurgitation of mere facts’ which make factual knowledge sound objectionable,” Hirsch [...]
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