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Archive for April, 2010

The National Council on Teacher Quality Is Out…

April 30, 2010 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

with a new report just looking at Texas this time and weather the colleges they have are good enough to create teachers.

A grand total of 67 schools though got looked at.

They could only give out the good grades to Dallas Baptist University, Southern Methodist University, The University of Texas – Pan American, and The University of Texas at Austin. 48 schools wound up in the middle of the pack. 8 schools wound up with poor grades and need major attention. 7 sother schools only need some design improvement.

The Education Week People Reports..

April 30, 2010 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on a new report out by the National Research Council that says there’s not enough evidence to suggest that teachers who have taken alternative pathways into the classroom are any worse, or any better, than those who finish traditional college-based preparation programs.

A Couple Of College Related Articles For April 30, 2010….

April 30, 2010 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The New York Times reports on parents that are looking for more financial aid money from colleges.

The AP reports on a bill if signed would allow college students in Illinois to get a lower tuition rate if they need to go that 5th or 6th year to get a college degree.

The Des Moines Register Reports…

April 30, 2010 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on Iowa that still has doubts on teacher merit pay.

The New York Times Reports….

April 30, 2010 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on lost languages that are still being spoken in the NYC area. The article says that as many as 800 of them still exist in the local area.

The Sacramento Bee Reports…

April 30, 2010 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on California that is going to try again for federal money.

They also report on California Mayors that met in Sacramento in order to discuss the student dropout rate.