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September 02, 2012

Is a Master's Degree a Good Value in Professional Development?

Note to readers: I am currently in the process of moving cross-country and will be offline for the next week and a half. Normal posting will resume the week of September 17. You can sign up to receive an email notification when my next post is up. In my series exploring the value of a Master's degr...

September 14, 2011

An Odd Proposal for Teacher Education

Right now, teacher education varies tremendously within the US. Nearly all teacher training and certification programs are housed in colleges and universities, where they are widely regarded as "cash cows"—easy to get into, and profitable for their institutions. Some of these programs are exce...

December 26, 2010

Who Benefits from Low Standards in Teacher Ed Programs?

@eduleadership What responsibility do teacher education programs have toward public school students? When a teacher education program's own self interest or the interest of its enrollees conflicts with the interests of K-12 students, what is the ethical course of action? Teacher education programs...



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