The De-Valuing of America: The Fight for Our Culture and Our Children

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Focus on the Family Pub., Feb 1, 1994 - Political Science - 267 pages

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The de-valuing of America: the fight for our culture and our children

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This is a predictable memoir of Bennett's trials and tribulations as chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities, secretary of the Department of Education, and directorate ("Drug Czar ... Read full review

Contents

Identifying the Enemy
11
The Battle for Our Schools
25
What Makes a School Effective and Why
61
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William John Bennett (born July 3, 1943) is an American politician and political theorist. He served as United States Secretary of Education from 1985 to 1988. He also held the post of Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (or "Drug Czar") under George H. W. Bush. Bennett was born in Brooklyn but later moved to Washington, D.C., where he attended Gonzaga College High School. He graduated from Williams College and went on to get a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in Political Philosophy. He also has a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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