ERIC Number: EJ600436
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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NCATE: Is Lowering the Standards the Way To Go?
Tom, Alan R.
Action in Teacher Education, v21 n3 p57-66 Fall 1999
Argues that the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education's (NCATE) intent to accredit only high quality programs is overly grandiose, suggesting that NCATE should instead focus on identifying weak programs. The article argues in support of this minimalist mission for NCATE and offers suggestions for moving NCATE toward a more minimalist mission. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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