Diane Ravitch is a historian of education and Research Professor of Education at New York University and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. She was assistant secretary in charge of research in the U.S. Department of Education in the administration of President George H. W. Bush and was appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board by President Bill Clinton. The author of seven previous books on education, including the critically acclaimed Left Back: A Century of Battles Over School Reform, she lives in Brooklyn, New York. (added from Random House)
The Death and Life of the Great American School System (Author) 649 copies, 25 reviews
The Language Police 500 copies, 5 reviews
The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation 429 copies, 1 review
Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to… 244 copies, 6 reviews
Left Back: A Century of Battles over School Reform 169 copies, 1 review
The Democracy Reader: Classic and Modern Speeches, Essays, Poems,… (Editor) 99 copies, 1 review
Edspeak: A Glossary of Education Terms, Phases, Buzzwords, Jargon 50 copies, 1 review
The Schools We Deserve 24 copies, 1 review
City Schools: Lessons from New York 5 copies
Challenges to the Humanities (Editor) 4 copies
School: The Story of American Public Education (Introduction) 116 copies, 2 reviews
Forgotten Heroes: Inspiring American Portraits from Our Leading Historians (Contributor) 96 copies, 1 review
Knowing, Teaching, and Learning History: National and International… (Contributor) 41 copies
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