States tend to set the cutoff score on their licensing exams far below the average score of test-takers.
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May 07, 2013
April 12, 2013
AACTE provides critical feedback on aspects of a set of draft teacher college accreditation standards.
April 11, 2013
The Obama administration's 2014 budget request answers some questions about its pre-K proposal, but not others related to teacher quality.
April 08, 2013
A review of the literature on student-teaching finds gaps in what scholars know about how teachers become more skilled.
March 27, 2013
Scholars and practitioners are part of a new effort to get into the nitty-gritty details of student-teaching.
March 20, 2013
A report from the group that represents teacher-prep programs finds they've improved but more work remains.
March 05, 2013
A project investigates whether it's possible to define core competencies for novice teachers, and whether prep programs are teaching them.
February 15, 2013
A panel recommends new teacher-preparation accreditation standards that would up the ante on candidates and on the impact on K-12 student learning.
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.