Schools in 2024: Low Skills, Leftist Ideals

by E. Jeffrey Ludwig at American education was visibly in decline in the 1950s.  The 1955 book Why Johnny Can’t Read by Jonathan Flesch was a bestseller and was already resisting the “whole language” approach to teaching reading, and it called for a return to phonics.  A recent book by a regular AT contributor, Bruce Deitrick Price, entitled Saving […]