Book Discussion on Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms
Panelists discussed Ms. Ravitch’s new book Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reform. The author asserts that the efforts to… read more
Panelists discussed Ms. Ravitch’s new book Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reform. The author asserts that the efforts to improve America’s schools have been foiled by reformers who have sought to do away with a traditional curriculum and to use schools as a vehicle for social reform. Following their discussion they answered questions from the audience. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- William "Bill" J. Bennett Co-Director Empower America
- Ronald H. Nessen Vice President Brookings Institution->Communications
- Diane Ravitch Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
- Donna E. Shalala Secretary Department of Health and Human Services
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