From the introduction:

Horace Mann, one of the architects of the American education system, aptly noted: “Education…beyond all other devices of human origin, is a great equalizer of conditions of men—the balance wheel of the social machinery.” (1848) Within that context, teachers are the most influential in-school factor in a student’s education.1 This is why we must ensure that students are placed with effective teachers on a consistent basis.

Publish date: August 2016 Number of pages: 11