Diane Ravitch http://ripr.org en My Interview With Diane Ravitch http://ripr.org/post/my-interview-diane-ravitch <p></p><p>I had a chance to sit down with Diane Ravitch this week prior to her talk at the University of Rhode Island. She told me she thinks Rhode Island should give up the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) as a graduation requirement and halt plans to add test scores to teacher evaluations.</p><p>Ravitch also weighed in on charter schools, saying she believes they can play a helpful role in some circumstances. Here's the full interview.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:59:14 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 23420 at http://ripr.org My Interview With Diane Ravitch Diane Ravitch On Standardized Tests, Charter Schools, And Teacher Evaluations In RI http://ripr.org/post/diane-ravitch-standardized-tests-charter-schools-and-teacher-evaluations-ri <div style="margin:0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font face="Tahoma,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">It&rsquo;s October, and that means </span></font><font color="red" face="Tahoma,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">students across Rhode Island are filling in bubbles on standardized tests. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 13:11:57 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 23291 at http://ripr.org Diane Ravitch On Standardized Tests, Charter Schools, And Teacher Evaluations In RI Diane Ravitch to Speak at URI http://ripr.org/post/diane-ravitch-speak-uri <p>As Rhode Island debates high school diplomas tied to test scores, a prominent critic of standardized testing comes to make her case at the University of Rhode Island. Diane Ravitch, a research professor at New York University, is scheduled to speak this evening as part of URI&#39;s honors colloquium on education.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 12:56:34 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 23226 at http://ripr.org