VIRTUAL: E.D. Hirsch at the Hudson Library [9/14]

The Hudson Library will be hosting E.D. Hirsch on September 14th at 7pm. Hirsch will be discussing his book How to Educate a Citizen.

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In How to Educate a Citizen, E.D. Hirsch continues the conversation he began thirty years ago with his classic bestseller Cultural Literacy, urging America’s public schools, particularly at the elementary level, to educate our children more effectively to help heal and preserve the nation. A broken approach to school not only leaves our children under-prepared and erodes the American dream but also loosens the spiritual bonds and unity that hold the nation together. Drawing on early schoolmasters and educational reformers such as Noah Webster and Horace Mann, Hirsch charts the rise and fall of the American early education system and provides a blueprint for closing the national gap in knowledge, communications, and allegiance. Critical and compelling, How to Educate a Citizen galvanizes our schools to equip children with the power of shared knowledge.


Event date: 
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
96 Library Street
Hudson, OH 44236
How to Educate a Citizen: The Power of Shared Knowledge to Unify a Nation By E. D. Hirsch, Jr. Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063001923
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Harper - September 8th, 2020

“Profound, vital and correct. Hirsch highlights the essence of our American being and the radical changes in education necessary to sustain that essence. Concerned citizens, teachers, and parents take note!  We ignore this book at our peril."— Joel Klein, former Chancellor of New York City Public Schools

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