Arizona State University is coupling its revamping of student teaching with more content coursework for elementary teachers.
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November 14, 2011
October 20, 2011
The University of Michigan today unveiled a new organization that will help other programs, and the teacher-education field in general, develop a more systematic approach to training teacher candidates in 19 essential teaching skills.
October 17, 2011
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education has never been particularly enamored of this project, but as of this letter, it's clearly signalling members not to participate.
September 30, 2011
Teach For America founder and CEO Wendy Kopp and NEA President Dennis Van Roekel had a substantive discussion about the teaching profession today, showing that while some of their strategies for improving it may differ, they're on the same page on many issues.
September 30, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan this morning formally announced a series of proposals to overhaul teacher education practices in the United States.
September 09, 2011
Networks of charter schools are increasingly helping to train teachers.
August 15, 2011
The Council of the Great City Schools has endorsed a controversial review of teacher preparation programs.
July 26, 2011
Several higher education groups lined up against a federal teacher-training proposal.
July 14, 2011
New York's board of regents has quietly approved changes to teacher education rules that promise to significantly reshape training in that state.
June 22, 2011
Big news today on the teacher-training front, as colleague Alyson Klein reports over at the Politics K-12 blog. In essence, a bill introduced by three U.S. senators would create a new program to aid states to set up an authority to approve teacher-preparation "academies." Such academies could be wi...