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.
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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
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November 18, 2015
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November 11, 2015
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