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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- Brian Lamb Host C-SPAN
Diane Ravitch Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
- Left back
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