Education 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 .