Monday, April 19, 2010

"WHY GREAT TEACHERS MATTER TO LOW INCOME STUDENTS"

Teachers and schools are held accountable for all kinds of results - it's stunning to consider the amount of responsibility educators are being held up to in American culture. But NCLB and Race to the Top initiatives have been embarrassingly controversial. Can teachers effect that much change? While so many factors are at play, these three writers argue in this Washington Post article, that different teachers get different results. They have the data to back up their arguments, and they include directed steps to change outcomes across the board.

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