Weighed in the Balance and Found Wanting: The Failure of Public Schools, the Need for Christian Education

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Christian Liberty Press, 1996 - 40 páginas

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Students at Risk
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Parental Reasons for Leaving Public Education
15
A Time For Change
32
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Página 2 - If an unfriendly foreign power had attempted to impose on America the mediocre educational performance that exists today, we might well have viewed it as an act of war.
Página 2 - States and the well-being of its people, the educational foundations of our society are presently being eroded by a rising tide of mediocrity that threatens our very future as a Nation and a people.
Página 3 - Business and military leaders complain that they are required to spend millions of dollars on costly remedial education and training programs in such basic skills as reading, writing, spelling, and computation.
Página 3 - Many 17-year-olds do not possess the "higher order" intellectual skills we should expect of them. Nearly 40 percent cannot draw inferences from written material; only one-filth can write a persuasive essay; and only one-third can solve a mathematics problem requiring several steps.
Página 3 - About 13 percent of all 17-year-olds in the United States can be considered functionally illiterate. Functional illiteracy among minority youth may run as high as 40 percent.
Página 4 - Nevertheless, the average graduate of our schools and colleges today is not as well-educated as the average graduate of 25 or 35 years ago, when a much smaller proportion of our population completed high school and college.
Página 34 - The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
Página 10 - There is no God, and there is no soul. Hence, there are no needs for the props of traditional religion. With dogma and creed excluded, then immutable truth is also dead and buried. There is no room for fixed, natural law or moral absolutes.

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