Quote of the Day – Bad Teaching Is Tearing America Apart

“Mr. Hirsch also takes issue with grade schools’ focus on ‘skills.’ Whether it is imparting ‘critical thinking skills,’ ‘communication skills’ or ‘problem-solving skills,’ he says such instruction is a waste of time in the absence of specific knowledge.” Quote from “Bad Teaching Is Tearing America Apart” by Naomi Schaefer Riley in the Wall Street Journal,…