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Prestige and respect, not just salary, prove crucial in assuring a truly professional teacher workforce.
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Assessment looms large even beyond the U.S., while other accountability measures also flourish.
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(January 15, 2012, Living in Dialogue Blog)

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History books are superficial deliverers of factoids and are largely devoid of opportunities for kids to gain a deeper understanding of the significance of class struggles.
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