President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill overturning a controversial education regulation put in place during the Obama Administration that would have required states to rate teacher-preparation programs annually as a way of holding programs accountable for the performance of their graduates.
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March 28, 2017
March 24, 2017
Title II grants to pay for teacher training are targeted for elimination in President Donald Trump's proposed budget, but states are still moving ahead with plans to spend the money.
March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's proposed budget, released today, calls for the elimination of programs that provide districts with funding for teacher training and improving teacher prep programs.
February 27, 2017
As Louisiana tries to recruit more special education teachers, Arizona lawmakers consider a bill that would let any teacher instruct special education students.
February 17, 2017
Sacramento State University's college of education is testing whether training in home visits for its math and science teacher candidates can spark student interest in STEM fields.
January 05, 2017
A report encourages education schools to take a lesson from Olympic athletes and elite chess players by using a process called "deliberate practice" to improve teacher-candidates' effectiveness.
December 14, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education has issued a challenge to education schools across the country to step up technology integration across their programs.
December 08, 2016
A new study of 875 elementary ed schools shows the programs still have work to do, but they are making needed improvements to the way they train teachers.
December 01, 2016
The first round of accreditation decisions for teacher prep programs under a new set of so-called "tougher" standards is now over. So how did it go?
November 29, 2016
Education programs in 14 states find out if they meet tough new standards.