23 Jul '11, 5pm

How Good Are Student-Teaching Programs? | Care2 Causes

How Good Are Student-Teaching Programs? | Care2 Causes

On July 21, the National Council on Teacher Quality released a report titled “Student Teaching in the United States, ” which examined 134 student teaching programs across the country and concluded that three-quarters of them did not meet five basic standards for high quality. Three-Quarters Of Programs Do Not Meet Standards Specifically, the report concluded that the schools differed so widely in their curricula, methods of assessment, and graduation requirements that it was impossible to know with any degree of certainty if students were being well educated. Although powerful changes were transforming some schools, the outlook was utterly hopeless for two-thirds of them. Schools of education are understandably furious at these findings, especially since the group plans to give them letter grades that would appear in U.S. News and World Report. When the U.S. News rankings ...

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New Drug Could Revolutionize Spay/Neuter Programs

care2.com 23 Jul '11, 5pm

Saturday July 23, 2011, 2:33 pm Well evil Bill Gate's vaccine given at gun point to children while parents are refusing to...

How DoSomething Engages Young People [VIDEO] | Care2 Causes

How DoSomething Engages Young People [VIDEO] | ...

care2.com 23 Jul '11, 5am

One of the great success stories of online advocacy has beenDoSomething.org , a not-for-profit that encourages young peopl...

Can Professional Gunmen Stop Fayetteville Stray Dog Problem? | Care2 Causes

Can Professional Gunmen Stop Fayetteville Stray...

care2.com 23 Jul '11, 9pm

Fayetteville, NC is considering an extreme measure to clear their streets of 150 stray dogs that officials say live in pac...

Sewage Plant Fire Befouls NY's Hudson and Harlem Rivers - Care2.com (blog)

Sewage Plant Fire Befouls NY's Hudson and Harle...

care2.com 23 Jul '11, 7pm

The timing could not have been more “serendipitous,” using that word with a properly heavy dose of East Coast irony, if no...

Hungarian Government Destroys GMO Corn Crops | ...

care2.com 23 Jul '11, 2am

Just to clarify, there's a hell of a difference between selective breeding, which selects for genes that are already in th...

UK Badgers in Danger | Care2 Causes

UK Badgers in Danger | Care2 Causes

care2.com 22 Jul '11, 8pm

A battle against badgers has been going on in the UK for some time now. The problem: tuberculosis in cattle. One of the an...

The Arctic: On Thin Ice | Earthjustice via #CLIMATE #GLOBALWARMING #ARCTICWARMING

The Arctic: On Thin Ice | Earthjustice via #CLI...

earthjustice.org 24 Jul '11, 8am

Tell Your Rep: Strike Polluter Loopholes The Interior-EPA spending bill is loaded with loopholes to block agencies' abilit...

Arkansas High School Wont Let African-American Student Be Valedictorian | Care2 Causes

Arkansas High School Wont Let African-American ...

care2.com 26 Jul '11, 4am

An Arkansas high school would not let a black student be valedictorian of her class even though she had the highest grade-...

The Amazing Phenomenon Of Education In Finland | Care2 Causes

The Amazing Phenomenon Of Education In Finland ...

care2.com 23 Jul '11, 8am

The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World’s Most Surprising School System, is the title of a documentary by Harvard’s Tony ...

Bald Eagle Gets CPR | Care2 Causes

care2.com 20 Jul '11, 2am

Cynthia Samuels, currently Managing Editor of Care2, Causes, has been working with blogs and bloggers for six years and ha...

New Mexico Lifts Trapping Ban | Care2 Causes

New Mexico Lifts Trapping Ban | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Jul '11, 5am

On Thursday, New Mexico’s Game Commission voted unanimously on the Department of Game and Fish’s proposal to lift a ban on...

Corporate Black List Unveiled | Care2 Causes

Corporate Black List Unveiled | Care2 Causes

care2.com 15 Jul '11, 10am

Since the Supreme Court has ruled that corporations are like people, it seems only right that we create lists of best and ...

Vegan Is The New Viagra | Care2 Causes

Vegan Is The New Viagra | Care2 Causes

care2.com 29 Jul '11, 6am

Forks Over Knives is a new feature film that examines the claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that a...

The Love Of A Good Dog | Care2 Causes

The Love Of A Good Dog | Care2 Causes

care2.com 30 Jul '11, 6am

Those of us who love our pets and for whom that four-legged roommate is a member of the family know that sitting with that...

Morning Mix: Does Perry Have "The Calling?" | C...

care2.com 17 Jul '11, 3pm

Why anyone in their right mind would want the job of being president is beyond me. The system is entirely corrupt; and alt...