It's Education Week on the Brian Lehrer Show's election series "30 Issues in 30 Days." See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.
Today: New York University professor Diane Ravitch, discusses school reform in New York City and the challenges expected for the next mayor around charters, "Common Core" testing, and more. Ravitch's new book is Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools.
"The problem with [Common Core] is not that they are good or bad but that no one knows how they will affect children" -- @DianeRavitch— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) September 23, 2013
Ravitch predicts massive opt out movement in response to "House of cards" built on standardized tests, @BrianLehrer— Beth Fertig (@bethfertig) September 23, 2013