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Many questions popped into my mind while I read New Jersey Commissioner of Education Saul Cooperman's defense of his state's alternate teacher-certification plan.
The nationwide movement to raise academic standards for graduation from public schools and entry into public universities has caused concern for some rural-school administrators, who fear these new requirements will make their already-difficult burden intolerable.
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