The Needs Of The Many

Ruenzel, David
October 2000
Teacher Magazine;Oct2000, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p57
Interviews Diane Ravitch, an education historian in the United States (U.S.). Views on progressive education in the U.S.; Information on the book `Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms,' by Ravitch; Expectations of Ravitch for school reform.


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