The final regulations drew praise from some critics of teacher-training quality, but some groups representing teachers see the new rules as punitive.
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October 14, 2016
October 12, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education's long-awaited final rules require states to rate teachers' colleges on the basis of graduates' performance in the classroom but provide greater flexibility in measuring student outcomes.
July 13, 2016
More states are collecting and disseminating information on teacher preparation, but gaps remain.
June 24, 2016
Many teacher-prep programs that certify early educators don't spend much time on skills most relevant to working with young children, a review by the National Council on Teacher Quality concludes.
June 01, 2016
Two high-powered N.Y. officials have put out a blueprint for overhauling teaching in the state, aiming for more-coherent policies for the profession.
May 12, 2016
Too often education schools fail to provide future teachers with a robust knowledge of the science of how students learn, and in some cases even teach them inaccurate information, scholars said at a recent conference.
March 31, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education is inviting additional comment on its long-delayed teacher-preparation proposal—this time, on how to apply the regulations to online teacher preparation programs.
March 22, 2016
Enrollments in teacher preparation are down by 36 percent from 2009, and completers are down by a quarter.
January 13, 2016
The National Council on Teacher Quality examined how comprehensively each book covered certain instructional tenets.
December 16, 2015
The fiscal 2016 spending bill doesn't include a policy rider to prevent the regulations from taking effect.