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This edition: Standards in NYC & State

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 5, 2000.

Host, Herman Badillo, Chairman of the City University of New York Board of Trustees, discusses education standards in NYC and NY State with Dr. Diane Ravitch, author of "Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms." Dr. Ravitch starts by describing the facts included in her book, "Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms." She examines varied historical approaches to testing students. Dr. Ravitch advocates for raising school standards, restructuring Pre-K and Head Start programs, and a "revolution in teacher training."

Guest: Dr. Diane Ravitch, author of “Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms”

Guest List

Herman Badillo Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, City University of New York

Dr. Diane Ravitch Author, “Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms”

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