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Teacher Education Reform

Teacher Regulations Worthy of George Orwell

Patricia McGuire | Posted 04.03.2015 | College
Patricia McGuire

Who will remain to teach the nation's schoolchildren when the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) succeeds in its plan to force every single pupil, teacher, school, college and university to conform to its Orwellian plan for constant surveillance and measurement of teachers via standardized tests and surveys?

Save the Children

Tom Allon | Posted 07.29.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

We cannot pretend to care about whether our children are learning, if we don't do anything to make our teachers the best that they can be.

Be Careful What You Wish For

John Merrow | Posted 12.13.2011 | Education
John Merrow

If you saw our PBS NewsHour piece this week about schools in rural America, you know that the challenges facing schools are growing.

Dear Teacher Education Colleagues

Timothy D. Slekar | Posted 12.11.2011 | Education
Timothy D. Slekar

"No Child Left Behind" for teacher education is at best a bone-headed idea and at worst an absolute assault on our academic freedom and an unethical attempt to make us do what we know is absolutely wrong.