In light of the NCLB legislation, this article describes the effectiveness of alternative forms of teacher certification. Alternative certification has grown in popularity in recent years, but as the article notes, the results have been mixed. Some studies demonstrate that alternative certification is fast and also effective in producing well educated children,...
Watch: "The Lottery"Submitted by dfoley on Tue, 2011-03-08 10:39
Another movie that tells the story of the failing public school model in the United States is “The Lottery”. It takes its own unique look at the systems by focusing on the use of lotteries to choose which children will be plucked from failing public schools and put into more successful public charter schools.
Here’s the trailer:
You can watch the whole movie right now with the help of Hulu below:
If you enjoyed the movie, please consider sharing it with friends and family. You can even do a movie night with it. Simply put, the best way to change the education system is to change the thinking of the American people--And that starts with you sharing information.