Do politicians know anything at all about schools and education? Anything? – D. Ravitch

Ravitch, Diane. (2012, February 7) “Do politicians know anything at all about schools and education? Anything?” Retrieved from http://niemanwatchdog.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=ask_this.view&askthisid=00552

Education expert Diane Ravitch asks 13 questions that every politician from the president to local school board members to be able to answer.

Did you know that American schools where less than 10% of the students were poor scored above those of Finland, Japan and Korea in the last international assessment? Did you know that American schools where 25% of the students were poor scored the same as the international leaders Finland, Japan and Korea? Did you know that the U.S. is #1 among advanced nations in child poverty?

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