The U.S. Department of Education will cancel the debts of teachers who had grant aid turned into loans under a federal financial aid program, NPR reports.
Recently in Teacher Preparation Category
December 10, 2018
October 24, 2018
Some educators have written open letters to the deans of their teacher-preparation programs, saying they were not taught science-backed methods of teaching reading.
August 03, 2018
Denver is testing a strategy for preparing new teachers: having them serve for a year as "associate teachers" in highly rated, high-poverty schools.
July 26, 2018
Teacher-preparation programs should be measured by the performance of their graduates in the classroom, teachers say in a new survey conducted by the group Teach Plus.
June 06, 2018
A new study finds that teachers who graduated from the UTeach preparation program in Texas outperform other STEM teachers across the state.
May 14, 2018
States using student test scores to rank teacher-prep programs should find a better way, according to new analysis.
April 13, 2018
Education school students at Midland University in eastern Nebraska can fill in for absent teachers as part of a new effort to help alleviate the area's substitute teacher shortage.
April 12, 2018
The National Council on Teacher Quality's latest review of 714 graduate-level and alternative teacher-preparation programs finds that many aspiring teachers don't have the content knowledge necessary for the job.
April 05, 2018
The majority of public school teachers with five or fewer years experience said they felt ready to lead their classrooms in the first year on the job, according to a new report.
February 28, 2018
Too few states are using data to determine if their supply of teachers is meeting the demand of school districts, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality.