Since this is a high-profile commentary on our schools/colleges of education, this rather unflattering portrayal merits a response from those of us who teach in such schools to the NYTimes.
July 31, 2005
Who Needs Education Schools?
BY ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS
"With the ambition of producing educators rather than technicians, in the words of Hunter's acting dean, Shirley Cohen, schools have embraced a theoretical approach. But critics say that ill prepares teachers to function effectively in the classroom."
This is a long piece so I won't reproduce it all here.