The plan is being billed as an executive action by President Obama to staff all classrooms with effective teachers. In reality, it's a revival of a long-delayed 2012 effort.
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April 25, 2014
April 23, 2014
An association plans to develop model ethics standards for teachers and other K-12 professionals.
April 01, 2014
Illinois has rescinded a policy capping the number of times aspiring teachers can take a basic-skills test.
March 26, 2014
Many federal reporting requirements on teacher preparation aren't all that helpful, panelists agree at a Senate hearing.
March 24, 2014
A brief outlines new ideas for the federal policies governing teacher preparation.
March 19, 2014
To reduce the achievement gap, schools should pay attention to teacher retention, says new report.
March 14, 2014
The latest on implementation of the edTPA in New York.
January 30, 2014
Model legislation from the AACTE would support tuition-fellowship programs for academically strong high school students to train to teach in high-needs schools.
January 02, 2014
The National Council on Teacher Quality fesses up to making some errors in last year's controversial teacher-prep review, but says that most of its ratings were accurate.
December 17, 2013
A variety of civil rights groups protest the U.S. Department of Education's lack of action on the distribution of effective teachers.