School Reform’s Shortcomings


Diane Ravitch walks us through the history of school issues and the failed reform policies in the American educational system. The black-white achievement gap, test scores that diverge along socioeconomic lines and the failures of the No Child Left Behind legislation—Ravitch goes through it all.  This is a longreads that will catch you up on the intricacies of American educational reform.

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