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Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch is a historian of education and Research Professor of Education at New York University and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. She was assistant secretary in charge of research in the U.S. Department of Education in the administration of President George H. W. Bush and was appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board by President Bill Clinton. The author of seven previous books on education, including the critically acclaimed Left Back: A Century of Battles Over School Reform, she lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Reign of Error
Written by Diane Ravitch
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2014
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-80635-2 (0-345-80635-2)

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, an incisive, comprehensive look at today’s American school system that argues against those who claim it is broken and beyond repair; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the privatization movement that is...

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Reign of Error
Written by Diane Ravitch
Knopf | Hardcover | September 2013
$27.95/32.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-35088-4 (0-385-35088-0)

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, “whistle-blower extraordinaire” (The Wall Street Journal), author of the best-selling The Death and Life of the Great American School System (“Important and riveting”—Library Journal), The Language Police (“Impassioned . . . Fiercely argued . . ...

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The Language Police
Written by Diane Ravitch
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2004
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3064-4 (1-4000-3064-1)

If you’re an actress or a coed just trying to do a man-size job, a yes-man who turns a deaf ear to some sob sister, an heiress aboard her yacht, or a bookworm enjoying a boy’s night out, Diane Ravitch’s internationally acclaimed The Language Police has bad news for you: Erase... Read more





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