The Culture of Education
Futrell, Mary Hatwood, National Forum
JEROME S. BRUNER. The Culture of Education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996.240 pages. $24.95
At no time in recent memory has education been so critically analyzed (and some would say brutalized) for such an extended period. For more than a decade and a half, numerous studies have appeared about the quality of education in the United States, especially elementary and secondary education. Most studies, including the seminal report A Nation at Risk (1983), lament the declining quality of education and urge reformers to establish high academic standards, revise the curriculum, and restructure the schools. Reports have also articulated the need to have clearly defined …
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Publication information: Article title: The Culture of Education. Contributors: Futrell, Mary Hatwood - Author. Magazine title: National Forum. Volume: 77. Issue: 1 Publication date: Winter 1997. Page number: 42. © 1999 Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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