Diane Ravitch

New York University

Guest

Diane Ravitch is Research Professor of Education at New York University and the author of The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Undermine Education. A former senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, from 1991-1993 she served as Assistant Secretary of Education.

Diane Ravitch on KCRW

” The education reform movement is not only a hoax, it’s dead,” says Diane Ravich.  A one-time advocate of privatization, she’s now fighting “to save public schools.”

In ‘Slaying Goliath,’ former privatization supporter fights for public schools

” The education reform movement is not only a hoax, it’s dead,” says Diane Ravich.  A one-time advocate of privatization, she’s now fighting “to save public schools.”

from To the Point

The anti-education reformer Diane Ravitch tells us what she thinks is wrong with standardized student testing to measure teacher performance.

Using Standardized Student Testing to Measure Teacher Performance

The anti-education reformer Diane Ravitch tells us what she thinks is wrong with standardized student testing to measure teacher performance.

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The Chicago school strike is a struggle between education reformers and unionized teachers. Now in its third day, the issues will look familiar in other cities, including Los Angeles.

Chicago Teachers' Strike

The Chicago school strike is a struggle between education reformers and unionized teachers. Now in its third day, the issues will look familiar in other cities, including Los Angeles.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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