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In December, citing a need to bring more talented people into teaching, the Council of Chief State School Officers urged states to write new certification regulations that do not require all prospective teachers to enroll in undergraduate education courses.
The young woman in my office quivered with indignation. "I'm not exactly planning to embark on a life of crime!" she said. "I just want to make my own career choices, and nobody wants me to--not Bill, not my parents, not my honors adviser. I think they'd prefer it if I set up as a call girl. At least I'd make some money that way!"
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