MOEC Speaker Series
MOEC Presents Diane Ravitch, "Reign of Error"
Dr. Ravitch one of our nation’s leading advocates for public education. She is a renowned research professor of education at New York University and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education in the Administration of President George H. W. Bush.
A prolific writer she has authored 10 education focused books and more than 500 articles in scholarly and popular publications.
Her blog has received more than 20 million page views since 2012. In her most recent book Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Schools she points out the short-comings of the privatization of public schools and provides a clear path to how to preserve and improve our public schools.
She has received numerous national and international honors and awards. A native of Houston, Texas she is a graduate of the Houston Public Schools. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.
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