“School reform today is like a freight train, and I’m out on the tracks saying, ‘You’re going the wrong way!’ ”
I’ve always respected Diane Ravitch even as I have often disagreed with her. And her on-line and ongoing exchanges with Deborah Meier Bridging Differences have been a model of intelligent debate conducted with an informed civility conspicuously absent from most public discourse.
And now she has written a book that is causing quite the stir. Time to get a copy.
You can read about the controversy in today’s NYTimes: Scholar’s School Reform U-Turn Shakes Up Debate
Photo: Peppe Ragusa