Draft federal regulations under discussion this week would require states to classify teacher preparation programs into four categories, from low- to high-performing.
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February 27, 2012
January 25, 2012
Obama proposed a new teacher-quality program, but it's unclear as yet whether this is a new idea or a revamp of older proposals.
January 20, 2012
At Day Two of the U.S. Department of Education teacher-preparation negotiated-rulemaking session, negotiators dealt with a fresh host of issues, including the always-tricky area of scope: whether the Education Department risks overextending its authority in some of its areas. As with our Day One co...
January 19, 2012
Federal negotiators wrestle with rulemaking that governs reporting on teacher-preparation programs.
January 10, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education has selected the panelists who will write new regulations for the reporting requirements for teacher preparation programs.
January 04, 2012
States, institutions, and the federal government are starting to generate new data on teacher education to meet the requirements of the Higher Education Act's 2008 rewrite.
December 13, 2011
Experts discuss the obstacles to getting teachers proficient in formative-assessment techniques.
November 21, 2011
Arizona State University is coupling its revamping of student teaching with more content coursework for elementary teachers.
October 24, 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 18, 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.