Opinion: Let’s expand children’s educational horizons, not limit them

E.D. Hirsch, a noted educator with Memphis roots, finds broad support for his ideas

By , Guest Columnist Published: October 06, 2020 4:00 AM CT

“Phasing out the heroes, myths and legends as they pertain to America’s unique story is damaging to our shared cultural identity, our mosaic of greatness.”


E.D. Hirsch Memphis Core Knowledge Foundation Cultural Literacy
Robert Lee Long

Robert Lee Long

Robert Lee Long is a retired newspaper editor and a contributing columnist for The Daily Memphian. He is also a historian and theologian and formerly served as a radio correspondent for Mississippi Public Broadcasting.


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