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The Knowledge Deficit: Closing the Shocking Education Gap for American Children Hardcover – 24 Apr 2006

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  • Hardcover: 169 pages
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company; First Printing edition (24 April 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0618657312
  • ISBN-13: 978-0618657315
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.3 x 21 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 769,393 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

E.D. Hirsch, Jr. is the Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and the author of Cultural Literacy, The First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, and The Core Knowledge Series. Dr. Hirsch is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has been a senior fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is president of the Core Knowledge Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to educational reform.

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5.0 out of 5 starsThere is definitely a knowledge deficit
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Jonathan S. Johns
5.0 out of 5 starsEducators take heed
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Catherine Jean Rose
5.0 out of 5 starsA close look at what's missing in schools today.
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5.0 out of 5 starsTo Me, No One Has Made a Valid Rebuttal to Hirsch Yet.
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