Author Diane Ravitch on “”Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools”

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    When:
    December 14, 2014 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    2014-12-14T14:30:00-07:00
    2014-12-14T16:30:00-07:00
    Where:
    UA College of Education
    The University of Arizona
    1430 East 2nd Street, Tucson, AZ 85719
    USA
    Cost:
    Free
    Contact:
    Voices of Education

    A prolific writer, renowned researcher, education historian and one of the nation’s leading public education advocates, Ravitch is the author of “Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools”.

    Ravitch is former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, co-founder of Network for Public Education. Talk is at UA College of Education, Kiva room.

    Join us for a thought-provoking conversation about the current state of K-12 education with Dr. Diane Ravitch.
    A prolific writer, renowned researcher and one of the nation’s leading public education advocates, Ravitch is the author of “Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Priatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools,” a New York Times best-seller.   Jonathan Kozol describes the book as “a fearless book, a manifesto and a call to battle.”
    Last year Ravitch co-founded the Network for Public Education.  NPE works across the country to support public education as a cornerstone of our democracy, to elevate and defend the teaching profession and to protect children against the abuses of high stakes testing and data mining.
    Please join us:  
    WHATDiane Ravitch, Public Education activist,  author, educator, and education historian. 

    WHEN: Sunday, December 14, 2014, 2:30 p.m.WHERE:  University of Arizona, College of Education,  1430 E. Second Street, Tucson.  (parking available for free at 2nd street parking garage.RSVP 

    info@voicesforeducation.org

    UA College of Education, Kiva room. RSVP to info@voicesforeducation.org.

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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