Ron Thorpe, president and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, died today after a battle with lung cancer.
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July 01, 2015
March 08, 2014
A new graduate-level teaching certification focuses on the knowledge and skills needed for the global innovation age.
February 04, 2014
Tennessee may scrap its new rules tying value-added measures to recertification.
August 16, 2013
In 2015, Tennessee will implement a performance-based recertification system for teachers.
May 07, 2013
States tend to set the cutoff score on their licensing exams far below the average score of test-takers.
January 04, 2013
Teach for America gets fawning media coverage despite its mixed track record.
December 07, 2012
Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) were the top megatrend of 2012. MOOCs made the shift from curiosity to employability. Antioch University is proving that it's getting easier to convert a MOOC experience into college credit. ACE is close behind, evaluating Coursera courses for credit. EdX and the Gates Foundation partnered this month to offer MOOCs at MassBay Community Colleges, proctored through Pearson VUE.
January 17, 2012
The initiative, with roots in California's ed-tech community, will also seek to offer administrators an education technology certification within the coming year.
February 07, 2011
Via Matt Yglesias, an interesting and troubling Wall Street Journal article on the proliferation of state licensure requirements for growing numbers of "professions," from cat groomers to florists, and smart analysis on the same. Matt's been writing a lot about this issue lately, and it's really fas...