Dumbing Down Our Kids is a searing indictment of America's secondary schools - one that every parent and teacher should read. It 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 near 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 can excel How parents, students, and teachers can evaluate schools and restore quality teaching