Hirsch: Why Parents Think American Schools Are Poor, But Their Child’s Is An Exception

As this blog has mentioned, the current Redeemer Classical school board members' group read is Dr. E.D. Hirsch's "The Schools We Need -- And Why We Don't Have Them." Hirsch's several bestsellers prompted greater attention to effective education among a variety of typically non-mainstream schools. He explains why the education "establishment" has been actively hostile … Continue reading Hirsch: Why Parents Think American Schools Are Poor, But Their Child’s Is An Exception

‘Our K-12 Education Is Among The Least Effective In The Developed World’

E.D. Hirsch is a renowned researcher from the University of Virginia who wrote the bestselling┬áCultural Literacy in 1987. It l launched a foundation and myriad curricular reform efforts that proved effective but have not been widely adopted due to ideological resistance and inertia. Hirsch describes himself as a political progressive committed to social equality whose … Continue reading ‘Our K-12 Education Is Among The Least Effective In The Developed World’