March 25, 2005
Report Calls for Abolition of Ed.D. Degree and Overhaul of Education Schools
University programs that prepare people for leadership posts in elementary and secondary education range from "inadequate to appalling," and the Ed.D. degree that many of them offer should be eliminated, according to a report issued last week by Arthur Levine, president of Columbia University's Teachers College.
Speaking at a news conference here last week on the release of his scathing report, "Educating School Leaders," Mr. Levine said he had found that programs in educational