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… read more

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 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

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  • Diane Ravitch Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
  • Donna E. Shalala Secretary Department of Health and Human Services
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Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 11, 2000 | 4:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Sep 17, 2000 | 5:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Sep 11, 2000 | 4:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 11, 2000 | 9:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 2000 | 1:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 2000 | 4:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 12, 2000 | 12:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 17, 2000 | 5:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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