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In a Commentary last fall (''A Case for Trusting Teachers To Regulate Their Profession," Oct. 8, 1986), Arthur E. Wise urged policymakers to create state-level boards composed of teachers with the power to establish and enforce standards for obtaining a license to teach.
During a visit to a magnet school in an urban setting, I rediscovered a quality that had once been among the most salient features of our secondary schools: the sense that education is and should be viewed as a privilege.
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