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Wanted: New Teacher Bearing New Curriculum


by Thomas J. Cottle — December 08, 2008

In many schools, parents spend much of May and June working hard to make certain their children are enrolled in classes with the “right” teachers, the “best” teachers for the coming year. Often they are operating on word of mouth and a teacher’s reputation. But they may also have heard about test scores and college acceptance rates of the students of certain teachers. Clearly, they dread the idea of their child in a class with a teacher who will waste a year of their child’s life. And they know that once in that class, the child is stuck.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: December 08, 2008
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15462, Date Accessed: 12/17/2017 10:48:17 AM

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