Adventures of a bureaucrat
- Federal file. Pitsch, Mark // Education Week;10/4/95, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p17
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- A Culture War in the Schools. Welch, Aimee // Insight on the News;11/27/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 44, p24
Reveals the harm brought by progressive educational methods on the public school system in the United States, according to education historian, Diane Ravitch. Information on her book `Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms'; General consensus among educators of the 19th century about the...
- The Turning of Diane Ravitch. Hull, Alan; Shuford, Tom; Lieberman, Laurence M. // Education Week;3/31/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 27, p27
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Ravitch Lays Out Change of Heart on Earlier Ideas," which was published in the March 10, 2010 issue.
- Jumping ship. Shaw, Jane S. // Liberty (08941408);May2010, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p17
The author looks at the reemergence of free market advocates in the U.S. in relation to the new perspective by education professor Diane Ravitch on school choice and author David Frum's approval of subsidies.
- What Would Diane Ravitch Say? Burns, Melinda // Miller-McCune;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p45
The article presents the author's insight on the statement of former Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch regarding the educational system in the U.S., in which she states that standardized testing is part of the problem of American education.
- New Group to Take Aim at Ed. Reform Trends. MCNEIL, MICHELE // Education Week;3/13/2013, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p4
The article discusses the creation of the U.S. educational advocacy group called the Network for Public Education by education historian Diane Ravitch to support U.S. political candidates who oppose the privatization of public education, massive school closures, and high-stakes educational tests.
- A reply to Ravitch. Auster, Lawrence // Academic Questions;Fall91, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p88
Responds to an article by education historian Diane Ravitch about multiethnicity and multiculturalism in America. Debate over Anglo-Saxon particularism; Distinction between ethnic diversity and cultural diversity; Ravitch's rejection of the notion of a historically and culturally defined...
- All kids must learn the basics. Jensen, Erik M. // Crain's Cleveland Business;11/06/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 46, p12
Comments on the speech of Diane Ravitch, the pre-eminent American historian of education, at Case Western Reserve University and the City Club in Cleveland, Ohio. Basic academic education needed by kids to meet the obligations of citizenship; Controversy over whether kids should be required to...
- Moving beyond good intentions in schools. Russell Chaddock, Gail // Christian Science Monitor;9/26/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 214, p17
Presents an interviews with Diane Ravitch, the author of the book 'Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms.' Criticism of the progressive movement in education; Opinion on the most effective methods of teaching; Importance of providing all people with a liberal education so they can make...