Saturday, November 27, 2010

Teach for America and the Problem of Study Laudering

Two sides to every argument and the following from makes this abundantly clear.

..... the report conveniently highlights two problems: Our field’s pathetic and weaponized approach to research and the problem of “study laundering.”

Pile ‘em up: The two big takeaways of this report from the Great Lakes Center is that retention of TFA teachers is bad and the program’s results are, at best, mixed. There are substantial problems with both findings.

see the link for lots more....

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