The anti-education reformer Diane Ravitch tells us what she thinks is wrong with standardized student testing to measure teacher performance. Also, the Braves beat the Dodgers in 3 of 5 games during the regular season—but, all bets are off for a team that came from last place to win 50 of 63 games in July and August. And, 40 years of the Roxy on Sunset Boulevard.
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The team with the highest payroll in baseball started off with a thud, and wallowed in last place in the National League’s Western Division ‘til late in June. Then, something happened. And tonight, they’re playing their first game of the playoffs in Atlanta.