That’s what many of us had been wondering before we read Diane Ravitch.
As teachers, parents and students, we noticed there was something terribly wrong with our national education policy. The Emperor has no clothes, but no one dared speak up.
Until Diane Ravitch.
We were told our public schools are failing – yet we could see they had never done better than they were doing now.
We were told we should individualize our lessons – but standardize our tests!? We were told teachers are the most important factor in a child’s education – so we need to fire more of them!? We were told the best way to save a struggling school – was to close it!? We were told every child has a right to a quality education – yet we should What Diane Ravitch Means To Me | gadflyonthewallblog: