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Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch is research professor of education at New York University and a member of the Koret Task Force at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

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Bum Rap

On the debate circuit with Central High

Pressure Cooker

Teens at the top pay a price

Blink. Think. Blank. Bunk.

Solid snap judgments are deeply grounded

The Triumph of Look-Say

Dumbing-down reading instruction

Battling the Progressives

The Knowledge Deficit: Closing the Shocking Education Gap for American Children, by E. D. Hirsch, Jr.

Ex Uno Plures

Public schools once taught a common culture. Now they try to teach every culture

Are We Still at Risk

Students do no more homework today than they did 20 years ago, despite the recommendations of A Nation at Risk.

The Test of Time

A Nation at Risk was an historic document—for its time. Now we know that while its findings were dead on, its reform agenda relied too much on the existing system

Recycling Reforms

The Department of Education enters the innovation business

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