A panel recommends new teacher-preparation accreditation standards that would up the ante on candidates and on the impact on K-12 student learning.
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February 15, 2013
January 28, 2013
Ohio has released detailed information on its teacher preparation programs, including the percentage of candidates that meet student-growth expectations.
January 23, 2013
Education insiders don't think the U.S. Department of Education will get anywhere trying to reform teacher preparation this year.
January 23, 2013
States' production of elementary teachers appears to outpace the number of openings each year.
January 14, 2013
More that 30 professors at Teachers College, Columbia University have signed a letter saying they have concerns about a new performance-based licensing test.
December 10, 2012
A teacher-training program sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation expands to New Jersey.
December 03, 2012
The American Federation of Teachers has charged the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to set new beginning-teacher standards—and create an exam states could adopt to determine whether new teachers have met them.
November 28, 2012
What funding streams could the U.S. Department of Education tap to advance a competitive program to reform teacher preparation?
November 05, 2012
The Memphis Teacher Residency produces teachers that outperform the average veteran teacher in the state with students in grades 4-8, and in math and science specifically, according to an analysis of teacher-preparation programs released last week by Tennessee's higher education commission.
November 01, 2012
Education schools within the Minnesota State Colleges and University system must comply with an open-records request and allow an outside research and advocacy organization to copy them, a judge ruled.