Thanks to contributor Regina Matthews for digging up these interesting articles about teachers and teaching:
Teachers: The Next Generation PEN NewsBlast
Generation Y, the 40 million people born between 1977 and 1986, is dramatically changing the composition of today’s teaching staffs.
Union Influence on NCLB EdWeek
A Q&A with Joel Packer, chief NCLB lobbyist for the NEA and Antonia Cortese, EVP for the AFT, with moderator Kevin Bushweller
Teacher Contracts: Restoring the Balance PEN NewsBlast
Teacher contracts reflect an earlier era in America: the age of the rise of industrial unions, according to The Education Partnership.
Degree Drought Indianapolis Business Journal
Why can’t two-year public institutions turn out more students?
Obit: Marie Clay, Proponent of Early Reading Help, Dies at 81 Canton Repository
Clay’s methods eventually became known as “Reading Recovery” and spread to other countries.
The opinions expressed in This Week In Education are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.