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For the first time in 15 years, the Pennsylvania Department of Education has endorsed more stringent standards for approving the state's 88 teacher-training institutions.

"Some of the standards are entirely new, and many were revised to be more specific than current standards about what should be included in a teacher-education program," Margaret A. Smith, the state's education secretary, said in a prepared statement.

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