Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Who’s Afraid of Professional Teachers? | Daniel Katz, Ph.D.

Who’s Afraid of Professional Teachers? | Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:

Who’s Afraid of Professional Teachers?


New York’s charter school sector, apparently.
Politico reports that the charter sector has potentially won a much desired prize: permission to “certify” their own teachers.  The SUNY Charter Institute, which grants charters and oversees some of the state’s most influential charter networks, released proposed regulations that would make it far easier for charter schools to meet requirements that they have certified teachers on their faculty by allowing them to bypass traditionally prepared teachers and create their own programs leading to certification.  Under the proposed regulations, individuals with a bachelor’s degree will be able to be certified with only 30 hours of coursework:
30 hours
And 100 hours of classroom practice under the supervision of an “experienced teacher”:
100 hours
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It is important to lay this out clearly.  The New York charter sector has long worried that requirements that they have a minimum number of certified Who’s Afraid of Professional Teachers? | Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:

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