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    Making Good Citizens: Education and Civil Society.Diane Ravitch & Joseph P. Viteritti (eds.) - 2001 - Yale University Press.
    Americans have reason to be concerned about the condition of American democracy at the start of the twenty-first century. Surveys show that civic participation has declined, cynicism about government has increased, and young people have a weak grasp of the principles that underlie our constitutional system. Crucial questions must be answered: How serious is the situation? What role do schools play in shaping civic behavior? Are current education reform initiatives—such as multiculturalism and school choice—counterproductive? How can schools contribute toward reversing (...)
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    Making Good Citizens: Education and Civil Society.Diane Ravitch & Joseph P. Viteritti (eds.) - 2001 - Yale University Press.
    Americans have reason to be concerned about the condition of American democracy at the start of the twenty-first century. Surveys show that civic participation has declined, cynicism about government has increased, and young people have a weak grasp of the principles that underlie our constitutional system. Crucial questions must be answered: How serious is the situation? What role do schools play in shaping civic behavior? Are current education reform initiatives—such as multiculturalism and school choice—counterproductive? How can schools contribute toward reversing (...)
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    Forgotten heroes of American education: the great tradition of teaching teachers.J. Wesley Null & Diane Ravitch (eds.) - 2006 - Greenwich: IAP - Information Age.
    The purpose of this text is to draw attention to eight forgotten heroes: William C. Bagley, Charles DeGarmo, David Felmley, William Torrey Harris, Isaac L. Kandel, Charles McMurry, William C. Ruediger, and Edward Austin Sheldon. They have been marginalized from our profession, and drawing upon their legacy is the best hope for restoring the profession of teaching today. This work also includes a chapter at the end of the book entitled "John Dewey's Forgotten Essays." The audience for this book includes: (...)
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    2014 John Dewey Lecture: Does Evidence Matter?Diane Ravitch - 2015 - Education and Culture 31 (1):3.
    Thank you for inviting me to speak today.John Dewey and I have had a long and occasionally contentious friendship. He taught me to think critically, and it is a habit I cannot get rid of. For that, I thank him. More than a dozen years ago, I gave a book talk at Teachers College, where I had been a professor for nearly twenty years. When I finished, Arthur Levine, who was then president of TC, got up and said incredulously, “You (...)
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    Against Mediocrity: The Humanities in America's High SchoolsThe Arts and Humanities in America's Schools, Daedalus, Vol. 12, no. 3The Humanities in Precollegiate Education. [REVIEW]Ronald Berman, Chester E. Finn, Diane Ravitch, Robert T. Fancher & Benjamin Ladner - 1985 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 19 (4):115.
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    Book Review Section 1. [REVIEW]Diane Ravitch, Donald Fisher, Elizabeth Ihle, W. Paul Vogt, Richard J. Altenbaugh, Edith W. King, Edgar B. Gumbert, Ruth B. Lamonte, Stanley L. Goldstein, Robert V. Bullough Jr & Don T. Martin - 1984 - Educational Studies 15 (2):108-155.
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