Book Discussion on Left Back

Ms. Ravitch discusses her book Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is a… read more

Ms. Ravitch discusses her book Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is a history of American education reforms in this century, in which the author argues that our schools fail when they consistently ignore their central purpose--teaching knowledge. close

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Book Discussion on Left Back

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159434-1
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Booknotes
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Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 8, 2000
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2012

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  • Oct 08, 2000 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 08, 2000 | 10:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 09, 2000 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 31, 2009 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2012 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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