Thursday, March 04, 2010

Will the President stand up to teachers' unions?

Check out Sec. Duncan's discussion on the Today Show. In addition to some interesting statements regarding the role of teachers' unions and teacher candidates aspiring to to serve in high-needs schools, Sec. Duncan mentions that in the next ten years there is an estimated 1 million teachers who will be gone, nationally, due to retirement. This means new teacher candidates will need to be recruited into the field in the upcoming years, according to Duncan.


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