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Talented Teachers : The Essential Force for Improving Student Achievement - Lewis C. Solmon

Talented Teachers

The Essential Force for Improving Student Achievement

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For almost two decades the program, which is the largest teacher recognition program in the nation, has rewarded thousands of exemplary kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers, principals, counselors, librarians, and other specialists--each with an unrestricted financial prize of USD25,000. This book provides readers with the opportunity to hear what experts in the educational community think about the myriad issues involved in improving the quality of all teachers in our nation's classrooms.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
Equity and excellence : ensuring a high-quality educational experience for every childp. 3
How to determine who is a quality teacherp. 49
Forgive and remember : the challenges and opportunities of learning from experiencep. 89
Making differences : a table of learningp. 99
Teacher qualityp. 115
Incentivized school standards workp. 125
Does certified or alternatively certified mean qualified?p. 133
Meeting the highly qualified teachers challengep. 163
What's wrong with teacher certification?p. 167
Regulation versus markets : the case for greater flexibility in the market for public school teachersp. 173
No child left behind : a debatep. 201
The growth of the teacher advancement programp. 217
Learning some basic truisms about leadershipp. 245
2003 national education conference presentersp. 253
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ISBN: 9781593111175
ISBN-10: 1593111177
Series: Milken Family Foundation Series on Education Policy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.58