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Teacher Testing

April 04, 2001 1 min read
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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
knowledge
Pedagogical
knowledge
Subject-specific
pedagogical knowledge
Admission to teacher education 19 3 0 0
Eligibility for student teaching for degree conferral 1 3 2 2
Licensure 18 25 26 5
Total 38 31 28 7

SOURCE: National Research Council

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A version of this article appeared in the April 04, 2001 edition of Education Week as Teacher Testing

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