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Daine Ravitch Discusses Education Reform

06/09/10 Robert Lorei
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Our guest on the first part of today's program is NYU education historian Diane Ravitch who has written a new book about high-stakes standardized tests and school choice: "The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education." In the 1960's she was part of the Left side of the political spectrum. But she grew more conservative over time- joining the Education Department under George H. W. Bush. She backed the new generation of conservative r...

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