Speeches

Diane’s speech at Western Michigan UniversityDiane’s speech at Western Michigan University

Diane’s speech at Western Michigan University

April 18, 2018: Diane addresses the students at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan–you can watch here 

Diane Ravitch at the 2017 NPE Conference in Oakland, CaliforniaDiane Ravitch at the 2017 NPE Conference in Oakland, California

Diane Ravitch at the 2017 NPE Conference in Oakland, California

You can watch her speech here

Diane Ravitch- President’s Speaker Series, 2011Diane Ravitch- President’s Speaker Series, 2011

Diane Ravitch- President’s Speaker Series, 2011

Watch Diane Ravitch’s speech during the President’s Speaker Series here


Diane Ravitch on Public Education, Privatization, and Professionalization in San Francisco, January 2012.Diane Ravitch on Public Education, Privatization, and Professionalization in San Francisco, January 2012.

Diane Ravitch on Public Education, Privatization, and Professionalization in San Francisco, January 2012.

Follow this link to watch Diane’s speech from San Francisco, January 2012: here

Watch Diane Ravitch’s speech in Sacramento. January, 2012.Watch Diane Ravitch’s speech in Sacramento. January, 2012.

Watch Diane Ravitch’s speech in Sacramento. January, 2012.

You can watch Clip 1 here

You can watch Clip 2 here 

You can watch Clip 3 here

You can watch Clip 4 here

Lecture at Standford, 2013Lecture at Standford, 2013

Lecture at Standford, 2013

Watch Diane’s lecture on Evaluating Education Reform here


Watch Diane Ravitch vs Kopp from July 2011Watch Diane Ravitch vs Kopp from July 2011

Watch Diane Ravitch vs Kopp from July 2011

You can view clip 1 here

You can view clip 2 here

You can view clip 3 here

You can view clip 4 here

You can view clip 5 here

Diane Ravitch’s ’60 Lecture: How to Ruin or Revive Public Education, October 2015Diane Ravitch’s ’60 Lecture: How to Ruin or Revive Public Education, October 2015

Diane Ravitch’s ’60 Lecture: How to Ruin or Revive Public Education, October 2015

Watch a 2015 lecture from Diane Ravitch about Public Education here


NC State University, February 11, 2014NC State University, February 11, 2014

NC State University, February 11, 2014

Diane speaking at NC State University, Emerging Issues Forum, February 11, 2014
Click here to view

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, March 21, 2013University of North Carolina, Charlotte, March 21, 2013

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, March 21, 2013

Diane gave a speech at University of North Carolina, Charlotte, March 21, 2013
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Diane Ravitch on the future of public education in the United StatesDiane Ravitch on the future of public education in the United States

Diane Ravitch on the future of public education in the United States

March 22, 2013: For those who missed NC Policy Watch’s Crucial Conversation with Diane Ravitch on the threats facing public education today, the full program is now available online: Click here to view


Diane’s Speech from the Kohl Education PrizeDiane’s Speech from the Kohl Education Prize

Diane’s Speech from the Kohl Education Prize

Diane Ravitch receives the 2012 Kohl Education Prize

The Dolores Kohl Education Foundation enhances children’s learning through the support of exemplary teaching.

Barnard College, “For the Public Good” Lecture SeriesBarnard College, “For the Public Good” Lecture Series

Barnard College, “For the Public Good” Lecture Series

Is a Public School a Public Good or a Shoe Store?
February 21, 2012

National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Annual ConferenceNational Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Annual Conference

National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Annual Conference

Warning that changes introduced by No Child Left Behind are coming to higher education.
January 30, 2012


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