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Murray, Charles A
Real education : four simple truths for bringing America's schools back to reality / Charles Murray
1st ed
New York : Crown Forum, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB2806.22 .M87 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Educational accountability -- United States
Education -- United States
Public schools -- United States
Physical Description 219 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-210) and index
Summary The controversial author of "The Bell Curve" returns with a groundbreaking manifesto to transform American education. He presents the four simple truths that parents and educators should confront to precipitate change--that ability varies, that half of the children are below average, that too many people are going to college, and that America's future depends on how we educate the academically gifted. Real Education describes the technological and economic trends that are creating options for parents who want the right education for their children, teachers who want to be free to teach again, and young people who want to find something they love doing and learn how to do it well
Contents Ability varies -- Half of the children are below average -- Too many people are going to college -- America's future depends on how we educate the academically gifted -- Letting change happen
NOTE Gift from an anonymous donor, 2010

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