Public Education Historian Celebrates W.Va. Teachers Strike Of 2018


On this West Virginia Morning, a historian of public schooling in the U.S. turned education advocate visited the state over the weekend. She joined in an event celebrating the teachers strike of 2018.

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Diane Ravitch is an author and public education historian turned education activist. She was in Charleston over the weekend to speak at the “Red For Ed” celebration on the second anniversary of the West Virginia teacher’s strike. She spoke with Eric Douglas about the teacher’s movement and her book, Slaying Goliath: the passionate resistance to privatization and the fight to save America’s public schools.  

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