Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (This essay presents the background for understanding why defining alternative certification has been made a difficult matter, and proposes an operational definition of the term). Professionalists vs. Deregulators Since 1823 when …

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Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor University of Wisconsin Milwaukee These objective size/density definitions however do not convey the range of meanings intended or received when the term is most commonly used. Perceptions of urban areas differ widely. Rooted in the early …

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Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor University of Wisconsin Milwaukee In 2001 only 7 percent of the students in Wisconsin passed the state achievement examination at the proficient level in science. While other areas of the curriculum had fewer than half the …

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Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor School of Education University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Recognizing the formidable difficulty of institutionalizing new forms of pedagogy for the children of poverty, Mr. Haberman nonetheless believes that it is worthwhile to define and describe such alternatives. …

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Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor U. Wisconsin Milwaukee Summary Three thousand youth drop out of school everyday. The achievement gaps between racial groups and economic classes continues to widen. The persistent shortage of teachers who can be effective in 120 failing …

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Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor U. Wisconsin Milwaukee Summary Three thousand youth drop out of school everyday. The achievement gaps between racial groups and economic classes continues to widen. The persistent shortage of teachers who can be effective in 120 failing …

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