Mortimer Smith

  • How to Teach the California Child: Notes From the Never-Never Land

    Why is wealthy California one of the poorest states in educational achievement? Social historian, biographer, parent, and former school board member, MORTIMER SMITH is the author of two of the best-known books dealing with deficiencies in our schools, AND MADLY TEACHand THE DIMINISHED MIND.He is one of the founders of the Council for Basic Education and is currently serving as editor of its monthly BULLETIN.