The Knowledge Deficit: Closing the Shocking Education Gap for American Children by E. D., Jr. Hirsch
Reviewed by Albert B. Fernandez
The Common Review
"An educational experiment in 1989 pitted a group of students with high reading scores, selected especially for their lack of interest in baseball, against a group of low-scoring students who happened to be avid baseball fans. The two groups were asked to demonstrate their reading comprehension of a passage on baseball. Can you guess which team won?..." Read the entire Common Review review.