ERIC Number: ED502328
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Education Matters, November-December 2007
Beckner, Gary, Ed.
Association of American Educators
"Education Matters" is the monthly newsletter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), an organization dedicated to advancing the American teaching profession through personal growth, professional development, teacher advocacy and protection. This issue of the newsletter includes: (1) The Proficiency Illusion: Some States' Low Expectations Prompt Two Education Observers to See National Standards as the Answer (Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Michael J. Petrilli); (2) Violence in Our Schools (David W. Kirkpatrick); (3) Social Worker Thought Enforcers: Study Declares Social Work Education to Be a National Academic Scandal; and (4) Chilling Academic Freedom: The Story of Emily Brooker. Additional sections include: Signs of the Times; and News from Washington, D.C.
Descriptors: National Standards, Academic Achievement, State Standards, Violence, Social Work, Professional Education, Political Attitudes, Academic Freedom, Merit Pay, Teacher Salaries, Federal Legislation, Surveys, Teacher Effectiveness, Supplementary Education, Court Litigation, Federal Aid, Charter Schools
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Association of American Educators