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Leonard Lopate at Large

Thu, Mar 5, 2020 13:00 PM

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Hosts: Leonard Lopate
Topics:
  • former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch on the fight to save public education -
Synopsis:

From one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch comes an impassioned look at the ways in which parents, teachers and activists are successfully fighting back to defeat the forces that are privatizing America's public schools.

In her new book “Slaying Goliath: The Passionate Resistance to Privatization and the Fight to Save America's Public Schools,” Ravitch lays out why the promise of higher test scores has yet to come to pass and why she believe Common Core has been a dud.

Join us for a discussion of the battle to save public schools from privatization in this installment of Leonard Lopate at Large on WBAI.

Guests:
  • Diane Ravitch -
Playlist:
  • "Sort Of" "Clog Dance" - Charlie Morrow
  • "Goliath" - Rehab
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