Your primer to the teacher-quality programs in the Obama administration's fiscal 2016 budget request.
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February 03, 2015
January 30, 2015
The AFT really, really doesn't like the feds' proposals on teacher preparation, and it wants everyone to know about it.
January 27, 2015
The union says that removing the requirements for paraprofessionals in Title I schools could harm quality.
January 14, 2015
The American Federation of Teachers and the Center on American Progress say annual tests should be retained for reporting purposes, but scaled back for school-accountability purposes.
January 13, 2015
More than a third of TEACH grant recipients to date have defaulted on their commitments.
January 05, 2015
The higher education lobby claims the new rules are too expensive.
November 25, 2014
A first look at the U.S. Department of Education's proposed rules for rating teacher-preparation programs.
November 10, 2014
The Education Department's latest push to ensure disadvantaged students get their fair share of high quality teaching ducks the controversial topic of "teacher effectiveness."
October 28, 2014
A coalition of groups calls for a rethinking of school accountability, releasing a document long on vision but short on details.
October 23, 2014
The regulations are supposed to put teeth in federal teacher-preparation accountability requirements, but have been pushed back again and again.