Monday, January 9, 2012

Diane Ravitch, Noted Education Historian, to Speak at P.S. 29

Our local elementary school, P.S.29, will begin a speaker series on education... kicking off tomorrow with noted historian Diane Ravitch, author of The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education and many other books and articles and Research Professor of Education at New York University. Admission is free, and all are welcome; childcare will be provided for P.S. 29 parents.

Diane Ravitch: Tuesday, January 10, 6:30 p.m.- 8. p.m.

The education series continues in the year with the following speakers.
    Peg Tyre: March 7 (author of The Good School: How Smart Parents Get Their Kids the Education They Deserve)
    Paul Tough: September 2012 (author of Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America)

For more info contact Lesley Alderman ( or Rebecca Johnson (

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