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Will Fitzhugh: The Best History Papers in the World

October 23, 2013

Who notices when a 17-year-old student writes a 9,250-word history research paper on the difficulties The New York Times had discussing anti-semitism and the Holocaust? The Concord Review does.

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Who notices when a 17-year-old student writes a 9,250-word history research paper on the difficulties The New York Times had discussing anti-semitism and the Holocaust? The Concord Review does. That journal has published the best high school history papers in the world for 26 years. Its founder and publisher, Will Fitzhugh, joins the podcast to discuss the Review, low expectations for students, and why businesses spend $3.1 billion each year teaching employees remedial writing.  

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Joy Pullmann is a research fellow on education policy for The Heartland Institute and managing editor of The Federalist, a web magazine on politics, policy, and culture.
jpullmann@heartland.org @The Heartland Institute