Tag Archives: US News

Welcome to the Profit of Education website. Continuing the conversation begun in the book Profit of Education, we discuss the latest economic evidence on education reform.

NCTQ State Stars

I’ve made a little map showing the average number of stars awarded by the NCTQ to ed schools in each state. This particular map shows stars for undergraduate training for both elementary and secondary school teachers. Green is a high score and red is … Continue reading

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Selectivity, accreditation, and the NCTQ report

A few weeks back I wrote about the possible effects of higher admission requirements for schools of education, such higher standards being part of the draft CAEP accreditation standard. If you were to look across ed schools, would you find … Continue reading

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Prediction

The U.S. News & World Report ratings of 1,000+ teacher ed programs–prepared courtesy of the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ)–are due out this week. Here are my predictions for the responses from schools of education. Schools rated highly: We … Continue reading

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US News and World Report mention

Readers might be interested to see that Profit of Education and material from some of my earlier posts are included in a just out article in US News and World Report. The topic is whether a master’s degree is a worthwhile … Continue reading

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