Aspiring teachers in California will now be able to major in education as undergraduates, which an unusual state law there has technically forbidden for more than five decades.
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August 11, 2017
July 25, 2017
At an event in Washington, panelists agreed that increased funding for training would help boost the number of computer science teachers. But there was slightly less harmony on where the bulk of those dollars should come from.
July 21, 2017
When it comes to paying off student loans, many teachers say they're scared about their ability to do so and confused about their options, according to a recent survey by NPR's education team.
July 18, 2017
The president of the National Council on Teacher Quality presented what she sarcastically called a "radical" solution for both improving the pipeline of new teachers and filling specific teacher shortages: "Fix student teaching."
July 13, 2017
The plan released by the U.S. House of Representatives differs from President Trump's proposal in many ways, except this glaring one: It would also eliminate Title II funds that go toward teacher professional development.
June 22, 2017
Elementary math teachers remember what they learn in their teacher preparation programs, and use it when writing lesson plans years down the road, according to a new study.
June 15, 2017
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, or CAEP, has elected Dean Karen Symms Gallagher of the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education to lead its board of directors.
May 23, 2017
The proposed budget from the Trump administration eliminates the Title II grant program, which pays for professional development and class-size reduction efforts.
May 12, 2017
Too many teacher-preparation programs are doing a poor job of covering content that future science and social studies teachers need to master, according to a new report on the programs preparing high school teachers.
May 12, 2017
TEACH-NOW has received the full seven-year accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, making it the first online-only institution to meet the council's new, more-rigorous standards.