Federal education officials want to gather information on where teachers in alternative-certification programs are located.
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September 13, 2013
September 10, 2013
A new study examines how teachers in selective alternative-route programs stack up against their peers.
July 31, 2013
The Walton Foundation re-ups its support for Teach For America.
April 23, 2013
A TNTP paper argues the first year of teaching provides vital clues to how a teacher will do over the long haul.
April 09, 2013
A large-scale, quasi-experimental study finds math gains among middle-school students taught by TFA novices and alumni.
March 07, 2013
California's standards board is poised to require teacher "interns" to receive more training on English-learners.
February 13, 2013
Wendy Kopp will step down as the CEO of Teach For America and assume the role of board chairwoman.
September 19, 2012
Democratic Representative Mike Honda (D-Calif.) and Senator Jack Reed (D-R.I.) have introduced companion bills that would reauthorize and make major changes to federal laws governing teacher preparation, including the reporting requirements, accountability provisions, and TEACH grant scholarship program.
May 23, 2012
The national teacher-college accreditation body has approved its first nontraditional, non-university-based program.
February 08, 2012
A variety of Florida alternative certification programs attracted a more qualified-on-paper group of teacher candidates compared to traditionally certified teachers, but varied in how effective graduates were in the classroom, a new study shows.