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Andrea Markert - Alternatives in Education
Andrea Markert talks about the University High Lab School, which is part of Illinois State University. The school, formed in 1857, is the oldest “normal” school in the country, and has a set enrollment of 600 students. She discusses the school’s work in research and educational innovation, its role as a Teacher Education Center, its curriculum, student eligibility, its relationship with Thomas Metcalf K-8 school, athletic/activities programs, and its governance through Illinois State University.