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Q&A: In 'Slaying Goliath,' Diane Ravitch argues public education advocates have beat back privatization efforts; She introduces readers to the people who, she says, have won the fight, even though "reformers" keep trying.

Jan 21, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

Education historian and activist Diane Ravitch is publishing a new book Tuesday, the latest in her years-long chronicling of how the modern school "reform" movement has harmed students, teachers and schools.

A decade after her blockbuster book on the disastrous effects of the 2002 No Child Left Behind law, Ravitch's new book, "Slaying Goliath: The Passionate Resistance to Privatization and the Fight to Save America's Public Schools," tells the continuing story of the reform push during the...