Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Reign of Error: A Talk with Diane Ravitch
Diane Ravitch will be giving a talk about her new book, "Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools."
Ravitch is a research professor of education at NYU, and a prolific writer, who is internationally acclaimed for her expertise on past and present education. As Assistant Secretary of Education and Counselor to Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander from 1991 to 1993, she led the federal effort to promote the creation of voluntary state and national academic standards. Subsequently she revised her thinking on these issues and is now the most well-known critic of efforts to promote vouchers, charter schools and high stakes testing, as she discusses in her new book.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Education on the Edge Speaker Series: Diane Ravitch
7:00pm to 8:00pmLocation:
Northridge Center, University Student Union
The Michael D. Eisner College of Education presents the "Education on the Edge" speaker series.
Former Assistant Secretary of Education and author of the best-seller: The Death and Life of the Great American School, Diane Ravitch, Ph.D.
Dr. Ravitch will be speaking on her new book, The Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools.
This event is FREE. Register online at http://CTLevents.eventbright.com
Note: Parking passes are required and may be purchased for $6 at any campus information booth. For more information on this speaker/performer, please visit http://www.apbspeakers.com