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Diane Ravitch is the Research Professor of Education at New York University and a historian of education. She is the former assistant secretary of education and a former member of the National Assessment Governing Board. The author of ten books, including Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools, Ravitch lives in Brooklyn, New York. — biography from The Death and Life of the Great American School System… (more)
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New York Times columnist David Brooks called Diane Ravitch "the nation’s most vocal educational historian."  Writing about education policy for 45 years, she has criticized both left-wing and right-wing activists who try to stifle the study and expression of subjects or views they deem politically incorrect or unworthy for children to learn.  
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