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Teacher-Prep Accreditation Group Seeks to Regain Traction

Despite a rocky rollout, the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation, or CAEP, says its new standards will bring uniformity to the field. (May 15, 2015)

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As the economy improves, administrators are turning to billboards, Twitter, and college job fairs to keep classrooms staffed.
January 18, 2017 – Education Week
States are all over the map when it comes to how they're looking to approach teacher-evaluation systems under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
January 4, 2017 – Quality Counts
The Oklahoma State Board of Education has approved a record number of certificates for emergency teachers to fill vacancies caused by a lack of certified one.
December 25, 2016 – AP
While teachers' familiarity with the common core is growing, just 1 in 5 feel certain that their training and resources are high quality, finds the Education Week Research Center’s latest survey.
January 11, 2017 – Education Week
Seventeen of 21 programs fully passed the first major test of the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation's new accreditation standards.
December 14, 2016 – Education Week
Most education schools are already meeting higher-than-required standards on GPAs and testing, says a report from the National Council on Teacher Quality.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
For rural science teachers, a command of subject matter and pedagogy isn’t enough, write Jessica Weller and Lynn A. Bryan of Purdue University.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
Better support and professional development for science teachers could eventually attract more students to science, writes educator Justin Louie.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
Questions loom on how the new requirements will be implemented by the states and how effective they will ultimately be in improving education schools.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
Three universities are developing residency-style teacher-preparation programs in an effort to keep the graduates in the teaching profession, particularly in high-needs schools.
October 5, 2016 – Teacher

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