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Who Will Teach? Faculty Respond

- The faculty in Trinity’s School of Education have responded collectively and individually to my previous blog on the state of teacher education and Secretary Duncan’s remarks.   While they posted their response on the “comments” section of the last blog,
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Who Will Teach?

- Secretary of Education Arne Duncan gave a provocative address on the future of teacher education when he appeared at Columbia Teachers College on October 22.   Everyone involved in Trinity’s School of Education — all faculty and students here, our graduates…
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Predictions for the Class of 2009: Part III

- cap03.gif In my previous two blogs, I have predicted that the Class of 2009 will enter a world in which the whole idea of the news media will be radically different from at present, that citizen activism will be more diffuse…
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Revolutionaries and Reactionaries

- “Education Reform” is one of the prime embattled fronts in the culture wars in this country.  News of President-elect Obama’s choice of Chicago School Superintendent Arne Duncan as the new U.S. Secretary of Education brought the more recent skirmishes to…
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What Would Martin Think?

- Martin Luther KingAlmost 40 years have passed since that terrible April day in 1968 in Memphis when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. That’s one more year than the entire span of years he had on this earth. He’d be 79…
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Closing Schools to "Fix" Them

- This fall, the District of Columbia’s long-suffering school children are experiencing even more upset and uncertainty as two major educational systems confront the massive dilemma of improving academic results while managing schools with some modicum of economic responsibility. Two months…
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Stealing the Public Trust

- Just when you think that maybe the District of Columbia government is getting its act together, along comes the news of a scam so large, so breathtaking in its sheer audacity that even the cynics among us cannot quite believe…
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Millions of Children Left Behind

- This nation has already spent almost $600 BILLION (yes, that’s with a B) on the War in Iraq, and economists forecast that the cost of the war could soon exceed $1 TRILLION. Yet, President Bush says he will veto legislation
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu


Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu