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Unformatted text preview: • ACT is required in the middle states • If living in mid-countey, they may take SAT for e/w coast schools • If living on coasts, take ACT for middle colleges • Looked at NC- Schlechty and Vance, early 1980s • who goes into teaching and who stays? Who chooses to teach? • The women’s movement- opening up of occupations –started studying things and average lowered • Majority comes from 5. • Race- lost all good, smart blacks to other fields, avg lowered • Smart ppl do not make better teachers all the time but dumb teachers make worse teachers • Who stays and who goes? Teaching Fellows • Loan given to seniors in HS and it is payed back by teaching or just money • ‘the best and the brightest” • Came bc of Schlechty and Vance • Don’t stay any longer than normal teachers • Based on assumption that ppl decided to bteach in senior year is better than college...
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- Fall '08
- SAT- Scholastic Aptitude