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Teacher Prep

Investing up Front: The School-Based Approach to Teacher Prep

Tamara Azar | Posted 10.05.2015 | Education
Tamara Azar

What does high-quality teacher preparation look like? As many researchers have reported, it is preparation that is job-embedded, practice-based, and focused on a core set of skills that are responsive to districts' needs. These are simple concepts, yet they are hard to find.

Teacher Education Rules an 'Important Step Forward'

Arthur E. Levine | Posted 01.25.2015 | Education
Arthur E. Levine

The new draft teacher preparation regulations from the U.S. Department of Education are an important step toward addressing many of the deficiencies in current teacher education programs. The priorities outlined are working to transform STEM teacher preparation.

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...

Court Rules Minnesota Colleges Must Turn Over Education Syllabi To Outside Research Organization

Posted 11.02.2012 | Education

A district court judge ruled Wednesday that education schools within the Minnesota State Colleges and University system must turn over their course sy...

New Obama Plan To Help Math, Science Teacher Prep

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 04.08.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama called on Tuesday for millions of dollars in new funding to improve math and science education, an effort he...