Saturday, November 5, 2016

Relay Is A Very Bad Joke-One That Hurts Kids  (By Ann Cronin) - Wait What?

Relay Is A Very Bad Joke-One That Hurts Kids  (By Ann Cronin) - Wait What?:

Relay Is A Very Bad Joke-One That Hurts Kids  (By Ann Cronin)

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Writing on her blog, Real Learning CT, educator, education advocate and education blogger Ann Cronin explains;
The Relay Graduate School of Education recently applied to be a graduate school of education in Pennsylvania, California, and Connecticut. That application was denied in Pennsylvania and California. That application was approved in Connecticut.
What is the Relay Graduate School of Education? Daniel Katz, Director of Secondary Education and Secondary Special Education Teacher Preparation at Seton Hall University sums it up like this:
It is a “Graduate School of Education” that has not a single professor or doctoral level instructor or researcher affiliated with it. In essence, it is a partnership of charter school chains Uncommon Schools, KIPP, and Achievement First… Relay’s “curriculum” mostly consists of taking the non-certified faculty of the charter schools, giving them computer-delivered modules on classroom management (and distributing copies of Teach Like a Champion), and placing them under the auspices of the “no excuses” brand of charter school operation and teachers who already have experience with it.
Pennsylvania and California made worthy decisions  in rejecting the Relay Graduate School of Education. So how did it get approved in Connecticut?
On November 2, 2016, the Connecticut State Board of Education held a 
Relay Is A Very Bad Joke-One That Hurts Kids  (By Ann Cronin) - Wait What?:




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