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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

  • Charles J. Sykes

Binding: Paperback

Edition: 2nd ed.

Label: St. Martin's Griffin

Manufacturer: St. Martin's Griffin

Part Number: 9780312148232

Publication Date: 1996-09-15

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

Release Date: 1996-09-15

Studio: St. Martin's Griffin
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