Since 2016, 11 states eased their regulations around teacher license reciprocity, according to a new analysis of regulations from all 50 states.
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September 25, 2017
September 15, 2017
School chiefs from more than a dozen states have compiled a new "playbook" on how to improve teacher preparation, which includes advice for states on reforming teacher licensure, evaluating programs, and using data to follow teacher education graduates.
September 13, 2017
New York will reduce the passing score on the edTPA teacher certification exam.
September 06, 2017
High-performing charter schools may soon be able to bypass typical certification requirements, a move charter operators say the dearth of qualified teachers makes necessary.
September 05, 2017
An education professor has launched a no-cost apprenticeship program that she hopes will help combat special education teacher shortages.
August 31, 2017
Emergency teaching certificates are on the rise in Oklahoma as qualified teachers flee to neighboring states that pay more. Can charity ease the burden of low pay and convince teachers to stay put?
August 29, 2017
More than two-thirds of superintendents in Oklahoma said the teacher shortage is worse there now than it was last year.
August 11, 2017
Aspiring teachers in California will now be able to major in education as undergraduates, which an unusual state law there has technically forbidden for more than five decades.
July 25, 2017
At an event in Washington, panelists agreed that increased funding for training would help boost the number of computer science teachers. But there was slightly less harmony on where the bulk of those dollars should come from.
July 18, 2017
The president of the National Council on Teacher Quality presented what she sarcastically called a "radical" solution for both improving the pipeline of new teachers and filling specific teacher shortages: "Fix student teaching."