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Next Steps for the Teaching Profession


by Willard S. Elsbree — 1946

The future of teachers and teaching is to a large degree within their control. If we take the steps indicated in this article, namely, raise entrance standards to levels comparable to those prevailing in other professions, consciously seek promising recruits, make a persistent and determined effort to portray teachers and teaching in a favorable light to the public generally, assume a more active role in community, state, and national affairs, and build strong national, state, and local teachers associations, teachers will enjoy a status far above their present one.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 47 Number 4, 1946, p. 243-250
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 5509, Date Accessed: 12/13/2017 12:31:54 AM

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