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Diane Ravitch: A reply

There is no historian of American education I admire more than Diane Ravitch; her fair-minded scholarship has inspired me throughout my career. How painful it is then to read her recent writings in…

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Love beats fear in school culture

This fall I had the privilege of attending a convening hosted by the U.S. Department of Education on the cultural practices of schools across the United States. I was pleasantly surprised to hear…

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