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    Book Discussion on Reign of Error

    Diane Ravitch talked about her book, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools, in which she argues that the education crisis…

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    After Words with Steven Brill

    The founder of The American Lawyer magazine and Court TV tells the story of a coalition of unlikely allies in the fight to change a school system that many parents believe is failing the…

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    After Words with Diane Ravitch

    A former assistant secretary of education and Brookings Institution fellow analyzes what she calls the death of the American school system through too much testing.  She spoke with…

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    Challenges for Public Education

    Former Assistant Secretary for Education Diane Ravitch spoke on the history of public education. Among the issues she addressed were expanding opportunities for student participation…

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    Politics of Textbook Adoption

    Panelists discussed state textbook adoption policies. Among the topics addressed were censorship, the influence of pressure groups in textbook selection, the quality of currently…

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    Book Discussion on The Language Police

    Professor Ravitch talked about her book The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn, published by Knopf. She described the censorship of books that interest…

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