Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The dumbing-down of America

The dumbing-down of America "Is our children learning?" as George W. Bush so famously asked. Well, no, they is(are) not learning, especially the history of their country, the school subject at which America's young perform at their worst. -- On history tests given to 31,000 pupils by the National Assessment of Education Progress, the "Nation's Report Card," most fourth-graders could not identify a picture of Abraham Lincoln


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