Morning Round-up September 19, 2006

Study says teacher training is chaotic Boston Globe
The coursework in teacher education programs is in disarray nationawide, the report from former president of Teachers College at Columbia University the report says. Unlike other professions such as law or medicine, there is no common length of study or set of required skills.

Gov. Signs Mayor's Dream Into Law LAT
Appearing together for a bill-signing ceremony at the Los Angeles Central Library, the officials said the change would bring new accountability to a system that fails students, teachers and parents.

Princeton Stops Its Early Admissions, Joining Movement to Make Process Fairer
A week after Harvard abandoned early admissions as a program that puts low-income students as a disadvantage, Princeton followed suit yesterday, saying it hoped other universities would do the same.


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