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ERIC Number: EJ370233
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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No Trivial Pursuit.
Finn, Chester E., Jr.; Ravitch, Diane
Phi Delta Kappan, v69 n8 p559-64 Apr 1988
Discusses the dismal results of the 1986 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) appraisal of American high school students' knowledge about history and literature. Explores connections between cultural literacy and students' family background, homework, and television viewing habits. Recommends more and better history and literature instruction and summarizes critics' negative reactions. Includes seven references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress