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General News    H3'ed 9/20/19

Relay "Graduate School of Education" is a "MarketWorld" Fraud; Tom Ultican at Diane Ravitch

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In this post, Ultican scrutinizes the 'Relay Graduate School of Education,” a program run by the charter industry to give master’s degrees to charter teachers who have mastered the arcane arts of no-excuses discipline and test-score raising. 'A lot of the blame should go to the elite leaders of ed reform who seem to have captured whole swathes of our government, but public school leaders have played a role too- they have accepted the subordinate position these folks assigned and swallowed too many of the sales pitches.'

Be the experts. Claim your earned authority. That’s why we hired you. If we wanted what ed reform churns out we would have hired THEM. Be the public school experts. Your local community will love you for it.

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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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