Concerned about teacher shortages, state licensure boards across the country are making it easier to get certified to teach.
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August 30, 2016
June 27, 2016
Teachers coming from alternative programs leave the profession at higher rates than their traditionally certified peers, and that gap is growing, a study finds.
April 12, 2016
TFA will streamline its application process in the wake of a third year of application declines.
March 22, 2016
Enrollments in teacher preparation are down by 36 percent from 2009, and completers are down by a quarter.
January 19, 2016
Some key themes from Education Week's series of stories looking at the venerable teacher-placement organization.
December 16, 2015
The fiscal 2016 spending bill doesn't include a policy rider to prevent the regulations from taking effect.
December 08, 2015
A proposal in the Every Student Succeeds Act to allow states to set up independent teacher-preparation academies is raising some concerns.
November 18, 2015
Some follow-up thoughts on the challenges and opportunities facing the winners of $34 million in grants.
November 11, 2015
The American Educational Research Association lists eight principles that it says must be considered before using VAM to judge teachers or teaching programs.
October 23, 2015
The reports also contain data on some of the measures the U.S. Department of Education wants states to use to grade their preparation programs.