E. D. Hirsch, Jr.

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Founder and President, Core Knowledge Foundation
Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia

Nominated By: DeAnn Davis

Core Knowledge is an education reform movement based on a grade-by-grade core of learning from Pre-K through grade 8, helping children establish higher literacy. Dr. Hirsch emphasizes a sequenced, specific content of learning, which promotes economic equality in our multicultural society.

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