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ABCTE and the Dissembling Hacks and Plagiarizers They Employ (With Your Money)

Susan Notes:

Kudos to Jim Horn. Only a snippet of his report is posted here. For the rest, go to the url below. This is must reading.

by Jim Horn

During most months when ABCTE is running its Special Offers for 150 bucks off their bogus teaching credentials, anyone with a bachelors degree can sign up for $500 to take a test to become a teacher. With the millions of dollars poured into this venture by the U. S. Department of Education, it is the best hope that the enemies of teacher professionalism have of achieving Reid Lyon's dream of blowing up legitimate teacher preparation programs. So far ABCTE's propaganda machine has pushed their way into 5 states as a route to being a "highly-qualified teacher." All with the blessing and sanction of the Bush-whacked U. S. Department of Education. And now Missouri is their target.

It is not often that I come across something on the Web that make me gasp, but today, quite unexpectedly, it happened. Actually, I gasped twice. . . .

Read on at the url below.

— Jim Horn
Schools Matter
2008-03-04
http://schoolsmatter.blogspot.com/2008/03/abcte-and-dissembling-hacks-and.html


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