Published Online: June 7, 2011
Published in Print: June 8, 2011, as Eight 'Chiefs for Change' Endorse Ed. School Review

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Eight 'Chiefs for Change' Endorse Ed. School Review

Eight state education chiefs belonging to the Chiefs for Change coalition have endorsed a controversial review of university-based teacher education programs now being conducted by the National Council on Teacher Quality and U.S. News & World Report.

Eight of the nine members of the coalition, which describes itself as reform-minded, endorsed the review effort to grade every college of education in the country against more than a dozen standards, based primarily on reviews of course requirements and syllabuses. Virginia Secretary of Education Gerard Robinson was the only holdout among the nine chiefs.

Vol. 30, Issue 33, Page 5

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