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The Niemeyer Series: Diane Ravitch on What NYC's Next Mayor Needs to Know

Bank Street College of Education

Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

The Niemeyer Series: Diane Ravitch on What NYC's Next...

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Main Event: Diane Ravitch Ended Free  
Post-Event Discussion
Join faculty and students from Bank Street Graduate School of Education after Diane Ravitch's speech to discuss the issues she raised that affect teacher preparation and our entire education system.
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The Niemeyer Series

John H. Niemeyer Series comprises lectures and symposia focused on urgent matters of educational interest. The Series is dedicated to the memory of John H. Niemeyer for his leadership in helping Bank Street College to become a national voice for children beyond practice and into policy.

Diane Ravitch

The Death and Life of the Great American School System

WHAT NEW YORK'S NEXT MAYOR NEEDS TO KNOW

Agenda

  • 5:00 p.m. - Doors open
  • 5:30 p.m. - Main Event: Diane Ravitch
  • 6:30 p.m. - Post-Event Discussion: With faculty and students from Bank Street Graduate School of Education 

About Diane Ravitch

Diane RavitchDiane Ravitch is Research Professor of Education at New York University and a historian of education. From 1991 to 1993, she was Assistant Secretary of Education and Counselor to Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander in the administration of President George H.W. Bush. She was responsible for the Office of Educational Research and Improvement in the U.S. Department of Education.

Her latest book, The Death and Life of the Great American School System, was hailed by the New York Review of Books as "indispensible" for understanding what has happened under the reform movements of the last several decades.

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Nicholas Gray, Communications Manager
ngray@bankstreet.edu 

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When & Where


The McGraw-Hill Conference Center
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)


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Bank Street College of Education

Bank Street College is a leader in childhood education, a pioneer in improving the quality of classroom education, and an international advocate for children and families. With a private Graduate School, an independent School for Children, a broad variety of professional development and social programs, and partnerships with school districts, colleges, museums and cultural institutions, community service organizations, and educational media corporations, it is unique in higher education.

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