The Teaching of History in American Schools
by Abraham Ascher — 1984
In many schools, in fact, the very word "history" is hardly encountered; insofar as the subject is taught it tends to be subsumed under "social studies." In recent years this situation has given rise to a considerable amount of concern among educators and parents who believe that the decline in the rigorous study of traditional history has contributed to a slippage in the quality of education of American youngsters.
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