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  • Challenges for Public Education
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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 in…

  • Politics of Textbook Adoption
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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 published…

  • emLeft Back A Century of Failed School Reformsem
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    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 improve America’s schools have been foiled by reformers who…