Don't Know Much about History
Submitted by rochelle on July 28, 2005 - 12:53pm
Rock star historian David McCullough spoke to a Senate hearing last month about the sorry state of history education in America.
McCullough said at the hearing that the problem starts with the training that teachers receive. "Too many have degrees in education," he said, "and don't really know the subject they are teaching."
The rest of this David Broder/WaPo column is here.