Lawmakers directed the state's board of teaching to craft rules outlining how it will review such teachers' qualifications.
The Mexican government has reinstated its plan to implement evaluations for public school teachers in the country, after suspending it last month amid protests by teachers.
The ruling portends more challenges to efforts to raise standards for prospective teachers.
Members of radical wing of Mexico's national teachers' union went on an indefinite strike this week in an attempt block President Enrique Peña Nieto's education-overhaul package, according to news reports.
High-poverty districts tend to have more teachers-in-training than other districts, but overall there aren't that many such teachers, a federal report says.
States have set the bar on the edTPA exam in different places, and some give their teacher-candidates other options to demonstrate teaching skill.
High-quality teacher candidates seem more likely to take jobs in low-performing districts if they do their student teaching there, a study finds.
The proposal would allow districts to hire candidates without any demonstrated pedagogical training, and in some cases, without a bachelor's degree.
Sending regular messages home with details on what students need help on can boost parent engagement and student learning, a study finds.
Houston may redirect funding from its $14 million merit-pay program into regular salary increases.