The Disciplined Mind

GUESTS: HOWARD GARDNER Author, The Disciplined Mind E.D. HIRSCH Professor of Education and Humanities at the University of Virginia. President of Core Knowledge Foundation Author of The Schools We Need Name any social problem and the answer is often linked to education. But getting an effective education is not so easy. Most people agree that the educational system is in need of repair, and in the wake of well-publicized incidents of school violence, many are calling for increased moral education in high schools. What are the goals of education? Whose values would be taught? Should the educational system be responsible for producing active and enlightened citizens? Join host Melinda Penkava and guests to discuss the meaning and aim of education .

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