The TEACH grant helps future teachers pay for college or a master’s. Many say that when they started teaching, they were forced to pay it back. A study obtained by NPR suggests thousands are affected.
— Read on www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/03/28/596162853/dept-of-education-fail-teachers-lose-grants-forced-to-repay-thousands-in-loans
This is just crazy. I hate to say it, but I think we’re witnessing the start of Ideaocracy. How? By limiting quality education to the wealthy-ier parts of the population. This is partially achieved by — as the article alludes to — squeezing out quality teachers dedicated to low-income areas. Oh, they’ll still be getting an education… But will it be from people who care about their students and those children’s futures or people who are simply working to collect a check?
Which would you want for your children?
Just ran across this one today… and it’s telling me what I already suspected but didn’t want to admit to myself.
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<< sigh. >>
Time to make some changes, neh?
I don’t recall where I saw this first… I think it was from a LinkedIn email… but the point is that it is a great article that plainly states concepts that a lot of professionals seem to forget or ignore. I’ve only made it to page 2 and I’ve already decided to put it on my “completely consume and absorb the first chance you get” list.
Over the years I’ve learned to take most “news” outlets with a grain of salt. This source is one of those instances.
Sometimes, however, they hit the nail on the head… and instead of regurgitating well-known fact they bring a useful bit of information to the forefront. I’m not yet so convinced that this is as widespread as they imply; case in point, the sample used isn’t detailed and we can’t see just made up this “over 270 participating organizations”.
Anyway, draw your own conclusions.
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