Moyers & Company

Moyers & Company

Public Schools For Sale?

Streaming Video - 2014
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Education historian Diane Ravitch says the privatization of public education has to stop. As assistant secretary of education under President George H.W. Bush, she was an advocate of school choice and charter schools; under George W. Bush, she supported the No Child Left Behind initiative. But after careful investigation, she changed her mind, and has become, according to Salon, "the nation's highest profile opponent" of charter-based education. On this week's Moyers & Company, she tells Bill Moyers, "I think what's at stake is the future of American public education. I believe it is one of the foundation stones of our democracy: So an attack on public education is an attack on democracy.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2014
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (26 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Public Schools for Sale?

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