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Diane Ravitch pulls no punches

Diane RavitchEducation policy guru Diane Ravitch was putting the finishing touches on her new book (“Reign of Error”) when she visited Raleigh earlier this year to address a couple of hundred people at an NC Policy Watch luncheon.  Now the book is out and from the looks of this excerpt at Salon.com, she pulls no punches in describing the battle in which we are engaged. Here’s the headline Salon chose:

Diane Ravitch: School privatization is a hoax, “reformers” aim to destroy public schools

Our public schools aren’t in decline. And “reformers” with wild promises don’t care about education — just profits

Read the extended excerpt by clicking here.

 

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