teachers

Bill Knight – December 11
1:44 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Teachers Must be Defended

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Time magazine recently had a cover story bashing teachers that was not just one-sided, but as misleading as less-respected voices on talk radio and cable TV.

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August 21 Commentary
1:08 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Another Attack on Public Education

Bill Knight says a recent court ruling is an attack on public education.
Credit Wiki Commons

A lot of attention is understandably being paid to the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent “Harris v. Quinn” ruling.

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Education Study
11:15 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Too Many Teachers, Not Enough Jobs

Credit Rich Egger

Illinois faces a teacher problem - not from having too few, but too many.

A new report shows that during the 2010 school year, nearly 10,000 Illinois college grads earned elementary education degrees. But there were just 1,000 job openings.

The author of the report is Education Week's Stephen Sawchuk, who said  universities are responding by counseling education students. The sessions offer advice and work as a filter.

““We don't have a bar exam for teachers like the way we do in law,” Sawchuk said.

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