ERIC Number: EJ628704
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Defrocking the National Board.
Bond, Lloyd; Jaegar, Richard; Smith, Tracy; Hattie, John
Education Matters, v1 n2 p79-82 Sum 2001
Critiques a study comparing National Board for Professional Teaching Standards-certified teachers with those who were unsuccessful in their efforts. Results found that National Board Certification made a difference. This paper suggests that after considerable cost and time, the fundamental question remains unanswered: is the National Board's certification process a valid, cost-effective way of identifying the nation's best teachers? (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, National Standards, Research Methodology, Teacher Certification, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Evaluation, Teaching Skills
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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