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"Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know" by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.

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"...out of a constant pool of about a million test takers each year [of the Scholastic Aptitude Tests], 56% more students scored above 600 in 1972 than in 1984 [and 73% more scored above 650]...
"' are not mentally prepared to continue the society because they basically do not understand the society enough to value it.'"

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This is yet another example of the decline in the ... by Laurence Almand on Friday, Dec 7, 2012 at 7:01:09 PM