Contributor biographical information for The new first dictionary of cultural literacy : what your child needs to know / edited by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. ; associate editors, William G. Rowland, Jr. and Michael Stanford.


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E.D. Hirsch, Jr. is the Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and the author of Cultural Literacy, The First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, and The Core Knowledge Series. Dr. Hirsch is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has been a senior fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is president of the Core Knowledge Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to educational reform.


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Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries.