New Critique of Teacher Ed

From: Inside Higher Ed
Calling that part of Levine’s proposal “elitist,” Robinson, the AACTE president, said it’s unwise to abandon programs at the colleges that produce the greatest number of teachers. “Like other professions, education must rely more heavily on the less selective institutions to build the bulk of its work force, incorporating the growing first-generation college-going populations,” Robinson said in a statement. “If we intend to overcome the teacher shortage and produce the education work force that the nation needs, preparation must be accessible and affordable.”

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