Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Ravitch answers Gates/Keystone State Education Coalition blog site additions
Ravitch answers Gates
By Valerie Strauss
In a paean to Bill Gates, Newsweek's Jonathan Alter calls Diane Ravitch the Microsoft founder's "chief adversary."
It's the world's richest (or second richest) man vs. an education historian and
research professor. New York University
Gates, through his philanthropic foundation, has invested billions of dollars in education experiments and now has a pivotal role in reform efforts. Ravitch, the author of the bestselling The Death and Life of the Great American School System, has become the most vocal opponent of the Obama administration's education policy. She says Gates is backing the wrong initiatives and harming public schools.
Keystone State Education Coalition blog site additions
In addition to the email news archive, we have added pages for education links and government links.
If you have any suggestions for additions please pass them along.