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CURMUDGUCATION: NCTQ: Terrible Teacher Prep and Headline Research

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Teacher's Desk - Linn School
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Peter Greene brings his sharp scalpel to the latest 'research'  by the National Council for Teacher Quality - the group created in 2000 with the purpose of bringing down teacher education. As Diane Ravitch wrote in an earlier post, 'NCTQ was sustained at the outset by a $5 million grant from Secretary of Education Rod Paige, when it had not yet figured out a way to destroy traditional teacher education programs.' Peter adds:  'sixteen years later, NCTQ has fulfilled the purpose of its founding: It has become a giant wrecking ball aimed at traditional teacher education programs. What will come in their wake?

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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