Some follow-up thoughts on the challenges and opportunities facing the winners of $34 million in grants.
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November 18, 2015
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.
September 30, 2015
Never one to avoid controversy, the group has turned its grading of ed. schools into a searchable Web tool for aspiring teachers.
September 09, 2015
The organization had been run by co-chief executive officers, but now one of them is stepping down.
September 02, 2015
The TEACH-NOW Educatore School of Education plans to train 10,000 teachers over the next five years, up from 600.
August 27, 2015
The White House wants the so-called loophole in the federal HQT rules to be extended, warning that failure to do so could squeeze alternative certification programs.
June 03, 2015
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.
February 04, 2015
The influential alternative teacher certification group's leadership will transition this summer, with two trusted employees advancing to the top spots.
February 03, 2015
The polarizing organization is facing more pushback and bad press than previously, it finds.