Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch is a historian of American education. Her most recent book is Slaying Goliath: The Passionate Resistance to Privatization and the Fight to Save America’s Public Schools. (January 2021)


The Dark History of School Choice

How an argument for segregated schools became a rallying cry for privatizing public education.

The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism

by Katherine Stewart

Overturning Brown: The Segregationist Legacy of the Modern School Choice Movement

by Steve Suitts

Schoolhouse Burning: Public Education and the Assault on American Democracy

by Derek W. Black

January 14, 2021 issue

Mitt Romney participating in a sixth-grade class at Universal Bluford Charter School, Philadelphia, May 24, 2012

In Mitt Romney’s Schoolroom

A Chance for Every Child: Mitt Romney’s Plan for Restoring the Promise of American Education

a white paper by the Romney campaign, with a foreword by Jeb Bush

July 12, 2012 issue

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