3/15/2011

Why isn't the Constitution read in schools any more?

This survey is pretty depressing, even if it is not surprising.

A wide majority of Americans know the U.S. Constitution is important, but less than one-third of them say they've taken the time to read the entire thing. . . . only 28 percent say they've read all of the document, and 14 percent say they've read most of it . . .


Given how short the constitution is, how is it possible that schools can only justify people reading secondary discussions and never the original document?

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2 Comments:

Blogger Nashville Beat said...

Because it's, like, hard and stuff . . . 'Kay? Bye!

3/15/2011 5:44 PM  
Blogger Cameron Reddy said...

Professor Lott,

Liberals don’t like what the Constitution says; they don’t WANT children to read it.

3/16/2011 10:00 AM  

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