States using student test scores to rank teacher-prep programs should find a better way, according to new analysis.
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April 13, 2018
Education school students at Midland University in eastern Nebraska can fill in for absent teachers as part of a new effort to help alleviate the area's substitute teacher shortage.
April 12, 2018
The National Council on Teacher Quality's latest review of 714 graduate-level and alternative teacher-preparation programs finds that many aspiring teachers don't have the content knowledge necessary for the job.
April 05, 2018
The majority of public school teachers with five or fewer years experience said they felt ready to lead their classrooms in the first year on the job, according to a new report.
February 28, 2018
Too few states are using data to determine if their supply of teachers is meeting the demand of school districts, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality.
February 05, 2018
A new Center for American Progress report looks at how states are planning to use their Title II, Part A funds—money that could be at risk in Congress' final budget.
January 17, 2018
A report by a prominent teacher-education group names 10 criteria for high-quality, evidence-based clinical practice in teacher-preparation programs.
December 22, 2017
Looking across the most-read pieces on the Teacher Beat blog this year, a theme emerges right away: money.
December 06, 2017
Student teachers who report greater awareness of and comfort with issues of cultural diversity in the classroom are better at building more positive classroom environments that help every student succeed, according to a new study.
November 28, 2017
Students whose teachers were trained in alternative teacher preparation programs such as Teach For America perform slightly better academically than students whose teachers had traditional teacher training, according to a recent meta-analysis.