Assignment 1: Case Study Analysis

By the due date assigned, post your response to this assignment as a one-page Word document to this Discussion Area. Make use of the knowledge that you have gained from this module’s activities and your discussions with your peers, to support your views, observations, and findings that you present in your assignment.

Through the end of the module, respond to at least two of your peers’ entries and provide constructive feedback to their postings.

Locate and read the following article from the Argosy University online library:

Essex, N. (2005). What’s Age Got to Do with It?. American School Board Journal, 192(3), 22-24. Retrieved from Education Research Complete database.

Conduct further research in the Argosy University online library and on the Internet to gather more information about the cases of Michael D. Potence and Eugene Eggleston and their implications on school administration and policies. Support your response with adequate citations from the textbook and relevant Web sites. Submit your response in the Case Analysis Rubric.

  • Should age be a selection criterion for recruiting teachers?
  • What are the pros and cons of recruiting younger teachers?

All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.

Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsAnalyzed the case study and its implications on school administration and policies.8Analyzed whether age should be a selection criterion for recruiting teachers.8Identified the pros and cons of recruiting younger teachers.8Reviewed at least two peer postings and provided constructive feedback.8Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.8Total:40

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