What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

January 22, 2007

What makes a literate person? According to Diane Ravitch, Research Professor of Education at the Steinhardt School of Education at New York University, there are certain works of literature with which one should be familiar. She along with her son Michael have edited “The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know” (Oxford, 2006). Professor Ravitch will be our guest this hour.

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