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ERIC Number: EJ580736
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1047-3572
Doing Bad and Feeling Good. The Self-Esteem Flimflam.
Zinsmeister, Karl
American Enterprise, v7 n5 p46-48 Sep-Oct 1996
Today's students need academic standards, not enhanced self-esteem. Even good schools are plagued by low standards and academic triviality. Since the 1960s, the trend has been away from authority and formal learning and toward individual liberation and free expression. The real price of this is being paid by children from disorganized or disadvantaged families. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Journal availability: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1150 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036.