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Diane Ravitch sums up the testing plague

As the Assistant Secretary of Education in the first Bush administration, Educational historian Diane Ravitch became known for her push to establish national standards for K-12 education. From 1997–2004, she served as a member of the National Assessment Governing Board, overseeing the federal testing program.

Now, as the author of The Life and Death of the Great American School System, she’s taking it all back. Well, sort of.

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RS-TMD — 06 February 2012, 17:16

Analysis is at the link above. Ravitch’s statement, video and text, is at http://bigthink.com/ideas/42089


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