Students who take education classes at universities receive significantly higher grades than students who take classes in every other academic discipline. ... The favorable grades awarded in education classes cannot be attributed to student quality or structural factors like smaller classes. With regard to the former, education majors score considerably lower than students in other academic departments on college entrance exams. ... The culture of low standards for educators is problematic because it creates a disconnect between teachers' perceptions of acceptable performance and the perceptions of everyone else.An Education degree is a joke. The Education departments get the worst students and give the best grades. Teacher pay is based on seniority and credentials, not merit. The credentials are usually Education degrees.
Eagle Forum Legislative Alerts
Friday, August 26, 2011
An American Enterprise Institute study reports: