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    The case against paying for master’s degrees in education

    From an article featured in Washington Monthly: The problem is that education master’s programs generally don’t produce better teachers. While programs vary greatly, and some stand above the rest, the teachers I interviewed told me that they had spent too much time on theory and not enough on practical teaching…
    Terry Stoops, January 14, 2020
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    N.C. teacher licensure: Probably worse than the DMV

    The N.C. Department of Public Instruction released preliminary results from an audit of the state’s teacher licensure system.  The agency “contracted with TNTP to review its licensure process and identify opportunities for implementing current licensure law more efficiently and with greater customer satisfaction.”  TNTP found, Finding #1 – People…
    Terry Stoops, January 5, 2018