1,767Sep 17, 2013
Book Discussion on Reign of Error
Diane Ravitch talked about her book, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools, in which she argues that the education crisis in ...
4,777Aug 1, 2011
After Words with Steven Brill
The founder of The American Lawyer magazine and Court TV tells the story of a coalition of unlikely allies in the fight to change a school system that many parents believe is failing the ...
2,715Mar 10, 2010
After Words with Diane Ravitch
A former assistant secretary of education and Brookings Institution fellow analyzes what she calls the death of the American school system through too much testing. She spoke with ...
116Nov 12, 2006
Challenges for Public Education
Former Assistant Secretary for Education Diane Ravitch spoke on the history of public education. Among the issues she addressed were expanding opportunities for student participation in ...
116Jan 12, 2004
Politics of Textbook Adoption
Panelists discussed state textbook adoption policies. Among the topics addressed were censorship, the influence of pressure groups in textbook selection, the quality of currently published ...
142May 6, 2003
Book Discussion on The Language Police
Professor Ravitch talked about her book The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn, published by Knopf. She described the censorship of books that interest ...