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August 30, 2016

States Loosen Teacher-Licensure Rules Amid Shortage Fears

Concerned about teacher shortages, state licensure boards across the country are making it easier to get certified to teach.

June 27, 2016

Gap Growing in Teacher-Turnover Rates: Research

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

Teach For America Vows Recruitment Changes in Wake of Application Drop

TFA will streamline its application process in the wake of a third year of application declines.

March 22, 2016

Teacher-Preparation Enrollments Continue to Fall, But Less Steeply

Enrollments in teacher preparation are down by 36 percent from 2009, and completers are down by a quarter.

January 19, 2016

What I Learned in Reporting About Teach For America's 25th Anniversary

Some key themes from Education Week's series of stories looking at the venerable teacher-placement organization.

December 16, 2015

Bid to Spike Federal Teacher-Preparation Regs Fails

The fiscal 2016 spending bill doesn't include a policy rider to prevent the regulations from taking effect.

December 08, 2015

ESEA-Rewrite Bill Includes Controversial Teacher-Prep Provisions

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

New Gates Teacher-Prep Grants: Some Themes to Watch

Some follow-up thoughts on the challenges and opportunities facing the winners of $34 million in grants.

November 11, 2015

Research Group Latest to Caution Use of 'Value Added' for Teachers

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

Setting Bold Course, Delaware Serves Up Info on Teacher-Prep Performance

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.

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