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Diane Ravitch

NPE/NPE Action Founder and President

Diane Ravitch is a historian of education. She recently retired as Research Professor of Education at New York University. She has written ten books and edited another 14. She is a graduate of the Houston public schools, Wellesley College (BA), Columbia University (Ph.D. in history of American education), and holds ten honorary doctorates. In 2011, she received the Daniel Patrick Moynihan award from the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences for her careful use of data and research to advance the common good. She blogs at dianeravitch.net. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Don’t Be Fooled. Education Savings Accounts are a Taxpayer-funded ATM for Private and Homeschool Parents 

Iowans deserve better than an education system cluttered with misinformation, waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer money.

Maine “Town Academy” Voucher School Refused to Address Racial Intimidation

These voucher schools are "private schools'' when it is convenient and "public" when they want public money

What’s the real cost of charter school tuition?

It’s time for our elected officials to represent the interests of taxpayers and pass meaningful charter school reform.

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