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Brooklyn Heights Resident Diane Ravitch: Five Things Mayor de Blasio Should Do About Education

The election of Bill de Blasio as mayor of New York is a “major setback” for the polices of Mike Bloomberg and George W. Bush says author/Brooklyn Heights resident Diane Ravitch in a new blog post. Saying that, de Blasio “understands the failure of the Bloomberg education policies,” she outlines 5 things the new mayor […]

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Ravitch, Silver Represent Brooklyn Heights On The Daily Show

Last week, Jon Stewart and the Daily Show welcomed two guests (on different nights) who live in the Brooklyn Heights area. BHB Ten 2010 member Diane Ravitch appeared to discuss her new book Reign Of Error. While Silver, who has taken his fivethirtyeight.com to ABC/ESPN, appeared in a segment with Al Madrigal about gays in […]

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Brooklyn Heights Resident/Author Diane Ravitch on the Daily Show

Brooklyn Heights resident/author Diane Ravitch appeared on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night. Watch her explain why “testing and choice” is not saving the American education system, after the jump.

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Ravitch on Daily Show Tonight

Brooklyn Heights resident and education expert Diane Ravitch, who gave the featured address at Monday’s BHA Annual Meeting, will appear on tonight’s “Daily Show with Jon Stewart” (Comedy Central, 11:00 p.m.).

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BHA Annual Meeting Live Blog

Ladies and gentlemen, your live blog of the BHA’s Annual Meeting is right here (and follow our Tweets @bkheightsblog) .. after the jump.

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Update: BHA Annual Meeting to be Held at Plymouth Church

The 2011 Annual Meeting of the Brooklyn Heights Association, at which BHB Ten 2010 honoree Diane Ravitch will be the featured speaker, will be held on Monday evening, February 28, starting at 7:30 p.m., at Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, Orange Street between Henry and Hicks.

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Save the Date: Diane Ravitch to Speak at BHA Annual Meeting February 28

The Brooklyn Heights Association will have its 2011 Annual Meeting on Monday, February 28, at a location to be announced, starting at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will feature an address by 2010 BHB Ten honoree Diane Ravitch, professor of education at NYU and author of many books on education, most recently The Death and Life […]

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BHB Ten 2010 – This Year’s Most Notable Brooklyn Heights Residents

This year’s BHB Ten is an interesting bunch.  Some have added “flava” to Brooklyn Heights, while other have made it more beautiful, more interesting and dare we say more fun.  Some have dedicated themselves to preserving the area’s unique historic character.  We know there will be a lively discussion about who made this year’s list… […]

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