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States Slow To Shut Down Weak Teacher Education Programs

edweek | Stephen Sawchuk | Posted 01.02.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Week, where it was originally published. When Michigan officials suspended six teacher education progr...

Joy Resmovits

How Teacher Prep Programs Are Failing New Teachers -- And Your Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

As education policymakers untangle the implications of last week's California court ruling that declared teacher tenure laws unconstitutional, an educ...

Rebecca Klein

Millennials Have Pretty Depressing Things To Say About Teachers

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

If American teachers are anywhere near as unimpressive as ambitious Millennials perceive them to be, then the state of public school education is quit...

Is Teacher Education the Real Problem?

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 01.27.2014 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Last month seven U.S. states announced intentions to revamp teacher-preparation and licensing requirements that essentially make it tougher to become ...

A New Approach To Teacher Training

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

Most candidates for a teaching license in the United States have to pass written exams testing their knowledge of teaching theory and specific subject...

Joy Resmovits

Teacher Preparation Programs Don't Make The Grade -- U.S. News Rankings

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Kate Walsh wants to bust up the teacher preparation market. That's why on Tuesday her group, the National Center for Teaching Quality, is releasing...

Education Reform: Obama Administration Calls For "Revolutionary" Overhaul

AP | LIBBY QUAID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is calling for an overhaul of college programs that prepare teachers, saying they are cash cows that do a ...