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  1. […] Diane Ravitch discusses the future of American public education at Thursday’s NC Policy Watch lunc… […]

  2. […] you missed last week’s NC Policy Watch luncheon with Diane Ravitch, you can still watch it by clicking here. You can also read Ned Barnett’s column in this morning’s edition of Raleigh’s […]

  3. […] When I was in North Carolina last week, I spoke in Raleigh at an event pulled together on short notice by NC Policy Watch, a state watchdog for the public interest. As it happened, I spoke just a few days after State Senator Phil Berger introduced a horrendous piece of legislation that he claimed would produce “excellence,” by removing all job protections (no due process) for teachers), by tying teacher pay to test scores (aka merit pay), and by removing any salary increments for those who earn a master’s degree or have additional years of experience. Everything tied to test scores. (The video is here.) […]

  4. […] Watch Diane’s entire talk online, thanks to NC Policy Watch. […]

  5. […] March 22, 2013: For those who missed NC Policy Watch’s Crucial Conversation with Diane Ravitch on the threats facing public education today, the full program is now available online: Click here to view […]