Diane Ravitch

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BACKPACK FULL OF CASH: a new film, narrated by Matt Damon

A new documentary exploring the growing privatization of public schools, and the impact on America's most vulnerable children.

VIEW: https://youtu.be/nL4WIUa2LyA

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June 12, 2017: DIANE RAVITCH ON “SCHOOL INC.”

VIEW: http://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus/2017/06/june-12-2017-diane-ravitch-sc...

Can education be run like a business? PBS’s series “School Inc.” makes the case, but not everyone thinks it makes the grade. Education historian Diane Ravitch tells us why.

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Diane Ravitch Urges Parents to Opt Children Out of Common-Core Exams

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Public Schools for Sale?

Post by Moyers & Company. View video at: http://billmoyers.com/episode/public-schools-for-sale/

Public education is becoming big business as bankers, hedge fund managers and private equity investors are entering what they consider to be an “emerging market.” As Rupert Murdoch put it after purchasing an education technology company, “When it comes to K through 12 education, we see a $500 billion sector in the US alone.”

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