"No Child Left Behind" for teacher education is at best a bone-headed idea and at worst an absolute assault on our academic freedom and an unethical attempt to make us do what we know is absolutely wrong.
With the recent coverage of tuition hikes and talks of President Obama's plan to reform education lending, it's increasingly clear that the future of students' educations are in the hands of individuals.
Both President Obama and the California State Board of Education must enforce civil rights policies. And they should also fairly consider other school choice options, instead of just focusing on charters.
The correlation that stuck with me the most from my service at the Department of Labor during the Clinton years was the one between learning and earning, simply, "The more you learn, the more you earn."