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Queshonda Moore teaches Aria Nickens, 4, how to write letters during a lesson at the Apple Tree Early Learning Public Charter School in the District of Columbia.
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The president's call for "qualified" teachers stirs questions about the level of education that would be required to teach preschool. (March 5, 2013)

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May 13, 2014 - Education Week
The Obama administration cites as a priority long-delayed federal rules aiming to hold teacher education programs accountable for producing effective talent.
May 6, 2014 - Education Week
Interviews with current and former Teach For America members reveal a decided preference for school leaders whose personality traits are akin to superheroes, write professors Tina Trujillo and Janelle Scott.
April 25, 2014 - Education Week
Schools of education are showing a range of responses to the common core, including acceptance, uncertainty, and even resistance.
April 21, 2014 - Education Week
Science centers and museums are looking to help educators adapt to the vision for instruction reflected by the Next Generation Science Standards.
April 11, 2014 - Education Week
The leaders of AACTE, AASA, NAESP, and NASSP write in support of performance assessments for prospective teachers.
April 10, 2014 - Education Week
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is set to vote next week on whether to pull the plug on a multimillion-dollar effort to develop an advanced national credential for principals.
April 3, 2014 - Education Week
Caitlin Hannon and others from Teach Plus Indianapolis exhort teacher-prep programs to raise admission standards, offer transparent data on post-graduation results, and engage alumni for feedback.
March 25, 2014 - Education Week
The launch of two new pilot projects signals a shift in direction for the national teacher-training and -placement organization.
March 11, 2014 - Education Week
Educators gathered recently for training on how to size up instructional resources for possible inclusion in a digital library that a common-core testing consortium is developing.
March 11, 2014 - Education Week

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