On Education – North Carolina Turns Its Best Students Into Good Teachers – NYTimes.com

On Education – North Carolina Turns Its Best Students Into Good Teachers – NYTimes.com.

What can be gleaned from this article?

1.  NC Pride– the value of State policy on a National scale.

2. That these fifth graders already think of their relationship with their teacher in terms of the grades or marks they may receive.

3. The best teacher in Durham county can expect to make $35,000 a year for the rest of his or her life?

Questions:

Were colleges competing for the Teaching Fellow, or for his funding and prestige or possibly all three?

Why does our culture allow the following to be conventional wisdom?

It is a pretty good bet that any program that treats teachers like star athletes is not going to last.

What is it about bow ties?