TITLE

Calif. Group Sues Over 'Highly Qualified' Label

AUTHOR(S)
Gewertz, Catherine
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Education Week;8/10/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 44, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that a California activist group has sued the state commission on teacher credentialing, contending it is misleading the public by enabling teachers with emergency credentials to serve as "highly qualified" educators under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Mary C. Armstrong, the general counsel for the credentialing commission, said the state board of education approved the certificate as a way to recognize a subgroup of emergency-certified educators who had reached a certain level of skill and were working toward full credentials.
ACCESSION #
18082036

 

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