Bizarre: At present, the nation is led by people who disparage public schools

I earned my Ph.D. in the history of American education from Columbia University in 1975. It is a fascinating field of study, because the early history continues to be relevant to contemporary debates. At present, the nation is led by people who disparage public schools. They know nothing of the struggles to establish public schools […]

via History Lesson: Public Education Was Created by a Unique Collaboration Among Federal, State, and Local Governments — Diane Ravitch’s blog

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