The federal watchdog agency concludes the Education Department isn't doing enough to answer that question.
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The education secretary gave his own efforts to improve teacher preparation a "low grade" so far.
March 05, 2015
A resolution passed by the AACTE says members have concerns about the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation's standards, capacity, and governance.
February 03, 2015
Your primer to the teacher-quality programs in the Obama administration's fiscal 2016 budget request.
January 30, 2015
The AFT really, really doesn't like the feds' proposals on teacher preparation, and it wants everyone to know about it.
January 13, 2015
More than a third of TEACH grant recipients to date have defaulted on their commitments.
January 09, 2015
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January 05, 2015
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December 17, 2014
Candice McQueen has won plaudits for her work leading Lipscomb University's teacher-preparation efforts.
December 08, 2014
New York is drawing more of its teachers from the top-third of scorers on the SAT exam, and fewer from the bottom third of the pool.