This chart shows the number of states using initial teacher-licensure tests to support varied decisions about candidates in 1998-99.
|Basic skills|| Subject-matter |
| Pedagogical |
| Subject-specific |
|Admission to teacher education||19||3||0||0|
|Eligibility for student teaching for degree conferral||1||3||2||2|
SOURCE: National Research Council
A version of this article appeared in the April 04, 2001 edition of Education Week as Teacher Testing