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OCEA leader: Stop changing teaching standards
Posted on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 12:19 pm
By Ken Jackson
Teachers just trying to do their national, state and district-mandated jobs is like trying to pin down a moving target, the head of their local union said this week. Apryle Jackson, president of the Osceola County Educators Association, called the latest edict from the U.S. Department of Education, that hopes to improve the pipeline of future teachers by strengthening teacher preparation programs, just another mid-stream change for the industry. Read more.
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