Arthur Levine Calls for Abolition of Ed.D. Degree and Vast 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 receive should be eliminated, according to a report issued on Monday by Arthur E. Levine, president of Columbia University's Teachers College.

Speaking at a news conference here on the release of his scathing report,