Accreditor of Education Schools Drops Controversial ‘Social Justice’ Language

June 16, 2006

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education won a key endorsement last week in its quest for continued federal approval of its accrediting power after announcing that it would drop controversial language about social justice from its accrediting standards for teacher-preparation programs.



The council, which is the nation’s largest teacher-education accrediting group, has come under fire from conservative activists for the wording of a glossary appendix to standards for candidates in education programs. …

 

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Accreditor of Education Schools Drops Controversial ‘Social Justice’ Language

June 16, 2006

by Paula Wasley

The Chronicle of Higher Education

 

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education won a key endorsement last week in its quest for continued federal approval of its accrediting power after announcing that it would drop controversial language about social justice from its accrediting standards for teacher-preparation programs.

The council, which is the nation’s largest teacher-education accrediting group, has come under fire from conservative activists for the wording of a glossary appendix to standards for candidates in education programs. …

 

To read the full article, please click here: http://chronicle.com/temp/reprint.php?id=5806hq8cdzbg75mqlg333yplwgskmzhs

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