Stories by Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch is Research Professor of Education at New York University and a historian of education. subscribe to Diane Ravitch's feed

Posted on: Jul 3, 2014, Source: DianeRavitch.net

It's time to prepare to elect a president in 2016 who supports public schools.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2014, Source: DianeRavitch.net

The revelation that education policy was shaped by one unelected, wealthy man is ample reason for congressional hearings

Posted on: May 20, 2014, Source: DianeRavitch.net

Tired of the disrespect Chicago's mayor has shown teachers and administrators, one principal has had enough.

Posted on: May 9, 2014, Source: DianeRavitch.net

A poorly argued article repeats Common Core myths, but Ravitch sets the record straight.

Posted on: May 2, 2014, Source: Huffington Post

No one cared until the popular comedian tweeted that his daughter now hates math.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2014, Source: DianeRavitch.net

He gave the charter lobby almost everything they wanted, but they're reacting as if he gave them nothing at all.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2013, Source: DianeRavitch.net

De Blasio has an opportunity to undo much of the disaster wrought by the Bloomberg administration. Here's how he can do it.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2013, Source: LA Times

The campaign to "reform" schools by giving public money to private corporations is a distraction from our system's real problems: poverty and racial segregation.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2012, Source: DianeRavitch.net

Amid the violence in Newtown, teachers stepped forward to protect their students -- at any cost.

Posted on: May 3, 2012, Source: Bridging Differences

The now embattled organization has been working to destroy public ed for the past forty years. Here's what you need to know about how they're doing it.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The governor of Louisiana is on a mission to dismantle public education. A former Assistant Secretary of Education explains why this spells disaster -- for our nation as a whole.