Imagine That!

The National Council on Teacher Quality recently released “No Common Denominator,” a report on the preparation of elementary school teachers to teach mathematics. The report lists five standards that “would be the mark of a high quality program of teacher training.” Standard #3 is catching attention in some national Listservs that deal with mathematics issues.…

Scam too big for New Jersey coming our way

New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine met significant resistance from fellow Democrats in his state’s legislature over his plan to allow municipalities to underfund their pension plans and spend the money elsewhere. Kentucky’s House of Representatives could vote on a similar bill this week. Corzine is reportedly working up an offer his legislature can’t refuse. It’s…