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ERIC Number: EJ157835
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Publication Date: 1977
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Characteristics of the Teaching Profession
Ornstein, Allan C.
Illinois Schools Journal, 56, 4, 12-21, Win 77
Discusses what teachers must do to gain the four most important characteristics of their profession: namely, "a defined body of knowledge beyond the grasp of laymen; control over licensing standards and/or entry requirements; autonomy in making decisions about selected spheres of work; and, high prestige and economic standing." (Author/JM)
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