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Women Teachers on the Frontier & Mortals in the Immortal Profession: An Oral History of Teaching & How Teachers Taught: Constancy and Change in American Classrooms, 1890-1980


reviewed by Geraldine Joncich Clifford 1986

coverTitle: Women Teachers on the Frontier & Mortals in the Immortal Profession: An Oral History of Teaching & How Teachers Taught: Constancy and Change in American Classrooms, 1890-1980
Author(s): Larry Cuban
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: 0582284813, Pages: , Year:
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Teachers are back in fashion. The many signs of this include the formation of a division on teaching and teacher education in the American Educational Research Association, the popularity of ethnographic and dissemination studies actually conducted in schools, the rush of major universities and scholarly associations to declare (years of behavior to the contrary notwithstanding) their regard for and common cause with teachers, assertions of teacher organizations that school reform must encompass teacher “professionalism,” grave reports of impending teacher shortages, and rising enrollments in teacher-education programs. Amid news of the low academic and intellectual standing of those recruited into teaching, Secretary of Education William Bennett warns against what the British call “teacher bashing.” Indeed, more voices seem to be saying that teachers deserve respect—as well as higher wages, safe working conditions, better textbooks, a sound curriculum, disciplined students, and parental support. The present climate promises an expanded readership for the books... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 87 Number 3, 1986, p. 447-449
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 702, Date Accessed: 10/18/2017 1:49:23 AM

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    University of California, Berkeley

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