13 essential questions journalists, parents, and supporters of public schools should be asking politicians. Billionaire philanthropists & economists studying schools should be made to answer the questions also.
Do politicians know anything at all about schools and education? Anything?
Diane Ravitch poses a dozen piercing questions on education and school policy. Some of them turn conventional thinking on its ear, and each could be a starting point for reporting on elections, from the presidency on down to local school boards.