A Specific Reform Of American Education By Alain Ravitch

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In Chapter 2, a specific reform that was discussed in American education were both accountability and choice, how the standards movement turned into the testing movement. This reform was introduced through President George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind program and a Nation At Risk report. My thoughts on this reform are much similar to the author of the book, Diane Ravitch. She states her opinion throughout the chapter as well as the whole book. I agree with her that there should be a curriculum taught not just test taking. This issue has been presented in my field many times. My teacher was explaining to me that they strive to not teach to the standardized tests. I believe that all of the changes made in the Nation at Risk report are

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