Teacher Preparation

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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.
—Astrid Riecken/Washington Post

Obama Proposal Raises Issue of Pre-K Teacher Prep

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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07/31 01:19 pm | N.C. Budget Deal Couples Teacher Raises With Pay-Structure Overhaul | Closing in on a budget deal, North Carolina will restructure its pay system and provide teachers with raises averaging 7 percent.

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For Robert Kolar, the first year of teaching was difficult—but it was also rewarding. He offers some advice to new teachers starting this fall.
July 29, 2014 - Teacher
K-12 policymakers could learn from the pre-K field, where educators serve families as well as children and many states offer incentives for teacher preparation, says Joan Wasser Gish.
July 18, 2014 - Education Week
A lawsuit that challenges the legislature's repeal of Common Core education standards for English and math is being scrutinized by Oklahoma's highest court.
July 14, 2014 - AP
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

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