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  •  I am really curious about this place where (1+ / 0-)
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    teachers are in charge of the requirements to be a licensed educator.  That is as it should be, IMO, coming to the profession from a science and engineering background.  But I know of no are in the US where teachers have anywhere near that much control over the standards of their profession.

    "As scientific knowledge advances, it does not mean that religious knowledge retreats." - horse69 on the bnet recon C&C board

    by lonespark on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 04:04:25 PM PDT

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    •  I thought everyone understood (0+ / 0-)

      that teaching requirements are hammered out after instruction from the legislature to state education departments. Those instructions are first arrived at via various collusions with the teachers unions. At least, this is how it is done in the small state of New York, and how I understood it to be done in my previous residences of Chicago and Orange County, CA.

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