American Students Not Proficient In History

American Voiceseducation ISSUE 47•24 Jun 16, 2011

The 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress concluded that less than a quarter of students were proficient in U.S. history. What do you think?

  • “Are they taking into consideration that more stuff has happened before right now than at any other time in history?”

    Richard Pursey –
    Spring Layer

  • “Who cares? The only people who need to learn about U.S. history are immigrants. The rest of us are born knowing that the Founding Fathers made this the greatest country on earth.”

    Larry Sargent –
    Wrapper Selector

  • “Not at my child's school. We've cut every department but history.”

    Mary Bostick –
    Opener

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