There is a growing concern by the public that schools are not preparing their students to think critically. This is exemplified by the numerous articles appearing in newspapers and in magazines. It appears to be the contention of many parents that the primary goal of learning is the retention of factual information.
Mann, G. T. (1975). The Resurrection of Comprehension Questions. Reading Horizons, 15 (2). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol15/iss2/4