A summary of the key teacher-related provisions in the House education committee's bill to revise the ESEA.
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July 18, 2013
June 18, 2013
Reaction from education schools to a new independent analysis largely critiques its methods.
June 11, 2013
A compromise was brokered on the use of value-added measures in new accreditation standards.
June 10, 2013
The teacher-preparation-accreditation body continues to wrestle with the appropriate place of student-outcome data.
May 31, 2013
Two bills with different visions for improving teacher preparation were recently introduced.
May 17, 2013
Delaware has raised GPA requirements for admission into teacher-prep to 3.0, while many states require only a 2.5.
May 07, 2013
States tend to set the cutoff score on their licensing exams far below the average score of test-takers.
April 12, 2013
AACTE provides critical feedback on aspects of a set of draft teacher college accreditation standards.
April 11, 2013
The Obama administration's 2014 budget request answers some questions about its pre-K proposal, but not others related to teacher quality.
April 08, 2013
A review of the literature on student-teaching finds gaps in what scholars know about how teachers become more skilled.