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Diane Ravitch pulls no punches

Posted By Rob Schofield On September 16, 2013 @ 4:35 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Diane Ravitch [1]Education policy guru Diane Ravitch [2] 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 [3].  Now the book is out and from the looks of this excerpt at Salon.com [4], 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 [4].

 


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[2] Diane Ravitch: http://dianeravitch.com/

[3] to address a couple of hundred people at an NC Policy Watch luncheon: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/videos/crucial-conversation-with-diane-ravitch/

[4] this excerpt at Salon.com: http://www.salon.com/2013/09/15/diane_ravitch_school_privatization_is_a_hoax_reformers_aim_to_destroy_public_schools/

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