A new feature on U.S. News & World Report rates America’s teacher preparation programs. Surprise, they’re all pretty bad.
Together with the National Council on Teacher Quality, the publication has revealed its new rankings. Read it and weep.
While the 2013 teacher preparation rankings begins by informing interested parties that “with NCTQ's ratings of teacher prep programs, you can find the one that will get you classroom-ready from day one,” it actually does no such […]
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More Americans than ever are completing college, but blacks, Hispanics and Native Americans and men are falling behind.
A new study by the Lumina Foundation (using the most recent data available from 2011) finds that 38.7% of working-age Americans (ages 25-64) now have a post-secondary degree, up .4% from 2010. But among blacks, Hispanics and men, the rates of educational attainment are much lower. While 59.1% of Asians and 43.3% of whites have a post-secondary
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Sometimes chromatography is not fun; deciphering the plumbing path, modules not always in the most convenient place and finally having to determine how the software works to perform the run and analyse your results. Then, when everything is running smoothly, the person with all this knowledge moves on and you are back at the start. [...]