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September 06, 2018

edTPA Encourages Reflection, But Disrupts 'Natural Learning Process,' Teachers Say

While some students said the process helped them reflect on their practice and create effective assessments, others said that the assessment didn't help them grow at all as educators.

December 07, 2017

All Teachers Go Through Recertification. How Can We Make the Process Better?

Education Week Teacher has published a special investigation into teacher recertification.

March 13, 2017

Should You Have to Pass a Literacy Test to Become a Teacher?

New York is expected to scrap the literacy exam requirement for prospective teachers, partly because of the large numbers of nonwhite candidates who are failing the test.

February 14, 2017

Teachers in Wisconsin Could Get Lifetime Teaching Licenses Under Budget Proposal

A budget proposal by Gov. Scott Walker would make it so teachers never have to renew their licenses, but there's debate over the need for continuing education.

August 12, 2016

Despite Public Outcry, Utah Schools Can Now Hire Teachers With No Training

A controversial policy in Utah that allows schools to hire people without a teaching license or experience is now effective, despite outcry.

June 14, 2016

You No Longer Need a Teaching Degree to Teach in Utah

Utah schools can now hire individuals with only bachelor's degrees to teach certain subjects, like computer science, in an effort to stem the teacher shortage.

December 18, 2015

Faced With Shortage, Calif. District Opens Own Teacher-Education School

In an effort to combat a regional teacher shortage, the Sonoma County school district in California is planning to open its own school of education.


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