Diane Ravitch on a National Book Tour

[The following is reprinted from the publisher’s site. More may be available in each city than what they state.  Chicago events emphasized for this blog only. More information may be available as the date approaches for each event.  —  Lew Rosenbaum]

The Death and Life of the Great American School System by Diane Ravitch

About Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch is Research Professor of Education at New York University. She holds the Brown Chair in Education Policy at the Brookings Institution in

Washington, D.C.  Ravitch is the author of more than twenty books, including The Language Police, The Great School Wars, The Troubled Crusade, The American Reader, The English Reader, and Left Back. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Visit Diane’s personal website at dianeravitch.com

Upcoming Appearances

March 24: NYC,Teachers College, Columbia University, introduced byProvost Thomas James, with remarks by Professor Henry Levin, 305 Russell, 5-7p.m.

Diane Ravitch

March 31: NYC,Manhattan Institute, Harvard Club, with respondent Frederick M. Hess, 12-2 p.m.

April 5: Boston, Boston Teachers Union, BTU Hall, 4:00 p.m.

April 6: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard Graduate School of Education, Askwith Hall, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

April 9: Chicago, DePaul University, Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield, Room 325, 1-3 p.m.

April 9: Chicago, UIC College of Education, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted, 5-8 p.m.

April 10: Chicago, National School Boards Association, McCormick Place West, Room W470AB, 1:30-2:45 p.m.

April 12: Los Angeles, UCLA, with Professor Mike Rose, Covel Commons, Grand Horizon Room, 4-6 p.m.

April 14: Stanford University,with Professor Linda Darling-Hammond, Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

April 15: Berkeley, University of California at Berkeley,Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

April 28: Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Booker T. Washington High School auditorium, 7-9 p.m.

April 29: Denver, book talk and signing, Tattered Cover, 2526 East Colfax Ave., 7:30 p.m.

April 30: Denver, Donnell-Kay Foundation, breakfast event, Manual High School, 1700 East 28th Avenue, 8:30a.m.

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