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Old 05-07-2019, 04:23 PM
 
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My college is eliminating its education department. The news story says they are cutting back majors due to low enrollment, but the other side of this story is that the majors selected for cuts were chosen due to lack of interest. All of the majors cut were scaled back to minors, except education. They are eliminating that department completely. A letter we received from the college president did say that current ed majors would be able to finish the program and receive their degree and teaching license. I just wonder how many other small colleges like mine are having to make the same decision because of lack of interest in teaching.


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Old 05-08-2019, 03:38 PM
 
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Can't say that I'm surprised. Little to noo respect, low pay compared to others with an equal amount of education, and the stress level. I would recommend tech related fields over education.
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The union fundraises and offers scholarships. I'm on the scholarship committee. Applicants saying they plan to go into education have been few for several years. This year, and last year, there have been none.
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Saddened but not surprised...
Old 11-03-2019, 03:11 PM
 
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Students have many career choices these days, and teaching as a career has taken a lot of shots from the public and politicians in the past few years. I'm sa for the future teachers who wanted to go there as well as the professors who will lose their jobs. And most of all, I am sorry for the future children who will not know teachers from this college.
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