Teacher 'Residencies' Get Federal Funding to Augment Training
The recent announcement of $43 million in teacher-preparation grants by the U.S. Department of Education puts the first federal financing behind the burgeoning “residency” model of teacher training.
The agency awarded 28 grants, primarily to university-based partnerships, under a retooled federal program that supports teacher preparation.
The financing, announced Sept. 30, arrives as U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who has emphasized teacher evaluation and compensation recently, prepares to turn his attention to the nation’s schools of education in...
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