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Last time I presented some of the background about why I enjoyed Bruce Deitrick Price’s new book Saving K-12: A Citizens Guide to Improving Public Education. In this post, I will present a few examples.
Giving the background on a topic is easy. Choosing examples on that topic when there are so many within one book, is not easy.
“The Education Establishment has spent 100 years making public schools dumber,” Price writes. Ouch. He explains:
That’s a common impression which, after years of research, I could finally explain. John Dewey and his colleagues were in love with social