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The Death and Life of the Great American School System

Educating for Democracy: Diane Ravitch and Mr. Tilson's 'Status Quo'

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Joel Shatzky

There are few critics of education that are more clearly defenders of the status quo than private educational reformers like Whitney Tilson.

School Reforms And Why They've Failed: New York Review On 'The Death And Life Of The Great American School System'

The New York Review of Books | E.D. Hirsch Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Diane Ravitch is without rival as a historian of modern American schooling. She has written trenchantly about the history of New York City schools, an...

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Did you trudge out into the snow this weekend to get the Sunday book review, like Gerald Sindell? If you missed the weekend's book reviews, here are s...

WATCH Dianne Ravitch On Daily Show: Testing And Choice Undermining Education

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last night on the Daily Show, Jon Stewart interviewed author, historian, and professor Dianne Ravitch on her new book "The Death and Life of the Great...