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Bridging Differences

by Diane Ravitch, Deborah Meiervia Education Week
Wednesday, May 24, 2006

In the course of the last 30 years, the two of us have been at odds on any number of issues—on our judgments about progressive education, on the relative importance of curriculum content (what students are taught) vs. habits of mind (how students come to know what they are taught), and most recently in our views of the risks involved in nationalizing aspects of education policy…