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October 13, 2017

N.Y. Teachers' Union Sues to Block Charters From Certifying Their Teachers

Charter schools in New York will soon be able to certify their own teachers--a measure the unions are hoping to fight in court.

February 09, 2017

Utah Lawmakers Look to Institute Test of Teaching Skills

The bill comes just months after education policymakers opened up the teaching profession to people with no teaching experience or training.

May 19, 2016

edTPA Teaching Exam's Ties to Effectiveness Mixed, Study Finds

Candidates who got a passing score on the edTPA in Washington helped their students perform better in reading than those who didn't.

April 20, 2016

Teacher-Certification Test in N.Y. Delayed for Fourth Time

Just as it did recently with teacher evaluations tied to student achievement tests, New York is posed to walk back its efforts to heighten the requirements for entrance into the teaching profession.

October 19, 2015

18,000 Would-Be Teachers Took The edTPA Last Year. How'd They Do?

Scores are higher on the performance-based exam, a new report shows.

August 10, 2015

Judge OKs Latest Teacher Test in N.Y. Despite Varying Pass Rates

Black and Hispanic teacher-candidates have lower passing rates on the exam, but it measures important job-related skills, the judge ruled.

April 10, 2015

Teacher Exam in N.Y. Raising Difficult Questions About Diversity

Minority candidates are performing less well than their white peers on N.Y.'s tougher test.



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