Title

Buras, Kristen L., "Questioning Core Assumptions: A Critical Reading of and Response to E. D. Hirsch's The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them," Harvard Educational Review, 69(Spring, 1999), 67-93.*

Annotation

Presents a systematic analysis and criticism of Hirsch's assumptions behind his proposed Core Knowledge Curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Normative Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

 

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