Teaching In America / Edition 1

Teaching In America / Edition 1

by Gerald Grant, Christine E. Murray
     
 

Would America's schools be better served if teachers shared more of the authority that professors have long enjoyed? Will a slow revolution be completed that enables schoolteachers to shoulder more responsibility for hiring, mentoring, promoting, and, if necessary, firing their peers? This book explores these questions and describes the evolution of the teaching… See more details below

Overview

Would America's schools be better served if teachers shared more of the authority that professors have long enjoyed? Will a slow revolution be completed that enables schoolteachers to shoulder more responsibility for hiring, mentoring, promoting, and, if necessary, firing their peers? This book explores these questions and describes the evolution of the teaching profession over the last hundred years.The authors conclude by analyzing three equally possible scenarios depicting the role of teachers in 2020.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674007987
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/15/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author

Gerald Grant is the Hannah Hammond Professor of Education and Sociology, Emeritus at Syracuse University.

Christine Murray is Associate Professor of Education and Human Development at the State University of New York College at Brockport.

Table of Contents

1. Two Professions

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