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The American public school teacher : past, present, & future / [edited by] Darrel Drury and Justin Baer
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB2832.2 .A446 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Teachers -- United States
Teaching -- United States
Public schools -- United States
Physical Description xviii, 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-309) and index
Contents A statistical portrait of the American public school teacher, 1955 to 2010 -- Greater coherence and consistent standards for the teaching profession / Joseph A. Aguerrebere -- Rocket fuel : teacher support for energized classrooms / Dan Brown -- Time, teaching, and technology / Michael Dell -- A vision of the new teacher in the twenty-first century / Arne Duncan -- Making a place for technology in our schools / Jason Gipson-Nahman -- Developing professional expertise : rethinking the MA degree for teachers / Pam Grossman, Michelle Brown -- Paying teachers appropriately / Eric A. Hanushek -- A governor's vision : reforming teacher salaries and standards / James B. Hunt Jr. -- The changing face of the teaching force / Richard M. Ingersoll, Lisa Merrill -- Two generations of teachers meet in the schools / Susan Moore Johnson -- What are teachers in it for? / Brad Jupp -- Learning to expect more / Jay Mathews -- Brown v. the African American teacher : the lingering effects of inequality / Renee Moore -- A profession? / Andrew J. Rotherham -- The four Cs : new norms in an age of technology / Barbara Stoflet -- Laying the groundwork for teacher success / Dennis Van Roekel -- Teachers and their unions : making change work / Randi Weingarten -- The American public school teacher : past, present, and future
Summary At the heart of this book are the National Education Association's "Status of the American Public School Teacher" surveys, which are conducted every five years and offer unprecedented insights into the professional lives and experiences of teachers nationwide. This volume analyzes and summarizes the survey's findings, while also offering commentaries on the findings from leading figures in the worlds of education, business, politics, and research. This work provides a vantage point from which to understand this crucially important profession, its recent history, and its potential future contributions to public education in the United States
Alternate Author Drury, Darrel W
Baer, Justin D

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