Current WW Policy Work
A national survey of people who change careers to teach. Conducted by Hart Research Associates and funded by MetLife Foundation, the survey results debunk stereotypes and raise questions about the adequacy of early real-world prep and in-school support.
A national survey of potential midcareer teacher candidates, conducted for Woodrow Wilson by Peter D. Hart Research Associates, includes commentary by Woodrow Wilson senior fellow David Haselkorn. This survey was made possible by a grant from MetLife Foundation.
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- The Education Schools Project, an independent study conducted by Arthur Levine and colleagues beginning in 2001, is the most extensive study ever conducted into the strengths, weaknesses, and overall performance of the more than 1,200 departments and schools of education presently in operation at colleges and universities around the country. To date, the Education Schools Project has produced three reports.
Educating School Leaders (March 2005)
Educating School Teachers (September 2006)
Educating Researchers (May 2007)
A review of current research on the “tipping points" that motivate high-performing college seniors and midcareer professionals to consider teaching careers. The report includes findings from a recent series of focus groups conducted for the Woodrow Wilson Foundation by Public Agenda, with support from Lehman Brothers.
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