School & District Management Video

Diane Ravitch in Her Own Words

April 9, 2020 4:21

Education historian Diane Ravitch explains how her positions on school reform, charter schools, standardized testing, and teachers’ unions have evolved over her career. She clarifies why she is so critical of the billionaire philanthropists who seek to influence public education, and offers her ideas on what it will take to give all American schoolchildren the education they deserve. April 10, 2020

Bess Keller, Senior Contributing Editor; Elizabeth Rich, Opinion Editor; and Brooke Saias, Video Producer contributed to this video.


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