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Education in the News

Education in the News

THE DEATH AND LIFE OF THE GREAT AMERICAN SCHOOL SYSTEM

How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education

By Diane Ravitch

ISBN: 9780465014910 

With education in the news, there is renewed interest in Diane and her book

Diane recently taped an interview about education with Katie Couric for the CBS EVENING NEWS that is tentatively scheduled to air sometime next week.  

Diane has an article in today’s The Daily Beast sharing her critical opinion on the Waiting for Superman documentary

http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-09-29/education-crisis-why-testing-and-firing-teachers-doesnt-work/?om_rid=Dc2xWi&om_mid=_BMpIaMB8U-pWz9

For those of you in New York  I am including  a few of Diane’s speaking engagements scheduled for the month of October.

**10/18/10 Long Island Council for Social Studies

 **10/18/10 St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) – Talk

**10/24/10 NY State School Boards Association Convention – Keynote Closing Speaker

**10/25/10  New York University –Panel Discussion

**11/22/10  Carol Gresser Forum at St. John’s University – Guest Speaker

For her complete schedule go to  http://dianeravitch.com/events.html

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