A proposal in the Every Student Succeeds Act to allow states to set up independent teacher-preparation academies is raising some concerns.
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December 08, 2015
November 24, 2015
Your cheat sheet to the ESEA rewrite's teacher provisions.
November 04, 2015
A new "state of the states" report by NCTQ makes the case that evaluations through test scores are already part of the picture in most states.
October 26, 2015
But there's still a lot of uncertainty about just what the final rule will look like.
October 05, 2015
A host of familiar names are among the winners of a more than $50 million competitive-grant program focusing on teacher professional development.
October 03, 2015
The endorsement comes despite serious misgivings from some affiliates, who were hoping a slower endorsement process would give the union more time to extract more policy promises from Clinton.
September 24, 2015
After two years, students participating in a random-assignment evaluation showed slightly better reading scores than their counterparts in control schools.
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 23, 2015
The subcommittee proposals would scotch the rules until Congress can address them in the Higher Education Act. But they're a long way off from being approved.
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.