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Quotes: Ravitch Seeking To "Expiate" For Previous Views

Quotes2Part of the energy that I have to try to change things is to expiate whatever responsibility I had in terms of advocating something that turned out to be so terribly wrong for children. -- Diane Ravitch in recent NYT interview via Liza Bearman 

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She has said this for years, and included the point that in her 70s she needed to do this while she still could. I think some others have quietly slid out of the "reform" camp, but Ravitch chose to do it in this way. As one example, it's my personal observation that Linda Darling-Hammond has had her name associated with some reformy projects in the past and has backed quietly away.

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