Ravitch to host presentation

MARQUETTE – Diane Ravitch, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, will present “Is There Any Hope for Public Schools?” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Admission is free for NMU students and $2 for the general public. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Ravitch is a historian of education, education policy analyst, research professor and author. She’s written many books about school system reform. Her blog can be found at dianeravitch.net.