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June 24, 2015

House Appropriations Committee OKs Fiscal 2016 Education Spending Plan

The bill would slash $2.8 billion in education funding, even as a larger debate looms over whether Congress will strike a deal to avert across-the-board funding cuts.

June 24, 2015

North Carolina Teacher Quality Tracked in New Dashboard

A new online tool from the University of North Carolina makes data on teacher preparation, recruitment, performance, and retention available to policymakers and the public.

June 23, 2015

Draft Spending Bills Would Prohibit Proposed Teacher-Prep Regulations

The subcommittee proposals would scotch the rules until Congress can address them in the Higher Education Act. But they're a long way off from being approved.

June 11, 2015

Wisconsin Proposal Would Reduce Requirements for Alternative Teachers

The proposal aims to fill teaching positions in rural schools.

June 11, 2015

Vocational Education Critical to Emerging Economies

The government of Papua New Guinea is attempting to address the human capital challenge is by expanding access to vocational education and training (VET). This is a strategy being pursued by other economies in the Asia-Pacific region, whether they are emerging or not.

June 08, 2015

Judge Throws Out N.Y. Teacher Test, Calling it Discriminatory

The ruling portends more challenges to efforts to raise standards for prospective teachers.

June 03, 2015

States Set Varying Passing Bars on New Teaching Exam

States have set the bar on the edTPA exam in different places, and some give their teacher-candidates other options to demonstrate teaching skill.

June 02, 2015

Study: Student-Teaching Placements Could Be Teacher-Equity Lever

High-quality teacher candidates seem more likely to take jobs in low-performing districts if they do their student teaching there, a study finds.

May 29, 2015

Teaching in Wisconsin Might Not Even Require a College Degree Soon

A legislative proposal would allow districts to hire candidates without any demonstrated pedagogical training, and in some cases, without a bachelor's degree.

May 19, 2015

New York Again Delays Teacher-Testing Requirements

Teacher-candidates who have struggled to pass a series of new licensing tests in New York will be given new flexibility.

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