TITLE

What Would Diane Ravitch Say?

AUTHOR(S)
Burns, Melinda
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Miller-McCune;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's insight on the statement of former Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch regarding the educational system in the U.S., in which she states that standardized testing is part of the problem of American education.
ACCESSION #
66680221

 

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