Diane Ravitch

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Teach For America: TEA Undertakes Audit

    TFA: It's about to be audited​The Texas Education Agency has until January 31 to submit a report to the Texas Legislature that asks whether the much lauded Teach for America is doing much good for the low-income students in Texas. The Lege allocated TFA $8 million over last year and this year ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Learning Curve

    Ungraded exams. Suspect scores. Departing teachers and lawsuits. Is this alternative school really passing the test on its highly touted educational claims?

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Making (Up) the Grade

    This HISD program teaches a big lesson: Don't question what the district touts