Is A Public School A Public Good Or A Shoestore?

A lecture by Diane Ravitch
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch tackles one of the most provocative issues in education today: What’s behind the trend to close low-scoring schools and turn them over to private managers?

For The Public Good

Inaugural Panel
Thursday, October 13, 2011
5:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

This panel inaugurates a multi-year, interdisciplinary project to examine the “public good.”

Methodological Developments in Teaching of Spanish as a Second Language. A Workshop for Teachers, XI

Vocabulary Teaching & Learning in a Foreign Language: Incidental & Intentional Approaches
Saturday, January 28th
10 AM to 6 PM
Julius S. Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall

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