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Expert Teachers

A number of forces concerning educational policy have come together to raise the awareness and research concerns over the identification and preparation of expert teachers for America's school systems. Criteria for identifying expert teachers are being identified and studied from different perspectives, including those of teachers, principals, and students, and then examined closely as these research findings are applied to the preparation of future teachers and the induction of beginning teachers into the schools.

No Child Left Behind

There are two major components of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation that dominate current discussions related to K–12 education. The first is the closing of the achievement gap between groups of students, by focusing on standardized achievement tests of student knowledge and skills each year to provide ...

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