Reign of ErrorAnnotation
A former assistant secretary of education, Ravitch has been at the forefront of educational debate for more than 40 years. Her 2010 book, The Death and Life of the Great AmericanSchool System, sums up her loud-spoken opposition to test-based measurements of teacher success and the entire charter movement. Here she counters doomsday claims regarding test scores and dropout rates and highlights class as the cause of inequality today.
American politics and government