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Study Concludes Many Teachers Would Improve With Less Control Of Content

As sweeping reforms dramatically change what it means to be an American teacher, a steady stream of headlines, studies and op-eds assert that teachers are more dissatisfied than ever, that they are seeking to leave the profession, and feel their hands are tied by bureaucracy and policies that stress standardized testing above all.

But a new set of two pieces by the Center for American Progress, a Democratic Washington, D.C.-based think tank often aligned with the Obama administration, argues that those gripes might not be representative of the state of the profession.