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What"s happened to our high schools?

John Francis Latimer

What"s happened to our high schools?

by John Francis Latimer

  • 271 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Public Affairs Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Secondary.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1607 .L37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination196 p.
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6246200M
    LC Control Number58006843
    OCLC/WorldCa182065

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WHATS WRONG WITH OUR SCHOOLS. From “Free to Choose: A Personal Statement” | / Education has always been a major component of the American Dream. In Puritan New England, schools were quickly established, first as an adjunct of the church, later taken over by secular authorities.

The most widely used history textbook in U.S. public schools is A People's History of the United States by the late Howard Zinn. It has sold a million and a half copies since it was published in It is required reading in many high schools and colleges.

Bestor loaded Wastelands with statistics to demonstrate the schools’ decline. He observed, for instance, that “fifty years ago, half of all students in public schools were studying Latin; today less than a quarter are enrolled in courses in all foreign languages put together.” He failed to add that fifty years before, only 50 percent of students had been enrolled in any school and.

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