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Quotes: "I Don't Live In Other Nations"

Ravitch: Interesting that top-performing and most equitable nations in world do not have vouchers or charters. Fuller: I don't live in other nations I live here & I believe we need choice for poor families. If this is Diane u used to believe it too. Exchange between Diane Ravitch and Howard Fuller, via Whitney Tilson. See full Tilson clip below. Fuller: Diane, how long has the traditional system been failing kids? Would u suggest it is now time to end it? Ravitch: All kids regardless of race, income, etc should get a good education but poverty is a huge burden for children.
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Thompson: Rejecting School Competition - But Not Choice?

Education / Education Industry News : This Week In Education (last year)

Diane Ravitch told NPR's Steve Inskeep that she doesn't believe in school choice. She believes all students deserve an excellent education. Nowhere in the interview, Diane Ravitch Rebukes Education Activists' "Reign of Error," did s... Read Post

Standards: NCLB Author Slams Ravitch, LDH

Education / Education Industry News : This Week In Education (5 years ago)

Here's a pretty heated email Sandy Kress sent out this morning about the East Palo Alto charter school whose charter school was denied an extension, and standards recanter Diane Ravitch: "Linda Darling Hammond and Diane Ravitch have... Read Post

Charts: Dismal Poll Results For Charters, Vouchers, & Ending Teacher Tenure

Education / Education Industry News : This Week In Education (3 days ago)

Private school vouchers and charter school expansion don't fare nearly as well with the public as various changes to improving classroom teaching -- but not ending teacher tenure -- according to this chart from last week's Third Way... Read Post


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