Michigan has used its teacher preparation accountability system to bar new enrollments at two teachers' colleges.
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August 16, 2012
August 09, 2012
Scholars have completed a variety of new papers looking at whether value-added can be used to make judgments about the effects of teacher preparation programs.
June 29, 2012
AFT proposes a "bar exam" for teachers, but details remain sketchy.
June 26, 2012
The Illinois state board of education has held fast to a rigorous cutoff score on its basic-skills test, which all prospective teacher candidates are required to pass before enrolling in a teacher preparation program.
May 24, 2012
The national teacher-college accreditation body has approved its first nontraditional, non-university-based program.
May 21, 2012
The AFT has convened a task force to make recommendations to improve teacher preparation.
May 21, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education has made available state-generated report cards on teacher preparation.
May 11, 2012
A new teacher-licensing test is the target of a critical New York Times column.
May 10, 2012
A well known education school dean criticizes his field for not tackling program quality.
May 08, 2012
Universities, community colleges, and K-12 districts in 30 states announced plans this week to work together on redesigning secondary mathematics teacher preparation to align to the Common Core State Standards.