So now non-credentialed interns still undergoing training, whose lack of experience doesn't have to be revealed to parents, are considered "highly qualified."
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December 24, 2010
December 23, 2010
A catalog of this year's 131 posts -- debates, satire, guests and interviews galore!
December 20, 2010
You probably have NOT heard about a remarkable success story in California. QEIA schools, on average, experienced nearly 50 percent higher growth.
December 13, 2010
The survey was not an equal component of a multi-faceted evaluation as I had hoped. This wasn't about student input; it was still about test scores.
December 12, 2010
As our corporations have amassed wealth and influence, they have sought domination even in the public sphere of our school system.
December 09, 2010
In a shocking display of ignorance, pay for performance has become reformers' blitzkrieg. Both common sense and research are being ignored.
December 08, 2010
A YouTube video shows students learning the wonders of data. But is this what the joy of learning has become all about?
December 07, 2010
If you make teaching more about test scores and less about the many other reasons many of us chose the profession, you will indeed select a different sort of teacher.
December 06, 2010
More than ninety comments have been left for the Waiting for Superman director, but he has yet to reply. Here's what teachers are saying...
December 05, 2010
We have allowed technocrats to drive our schools with data. It is high time for teachers and parents and students to challenge the reform nonsense