This edition: Standards in NYC & StateTweet
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”