Accountability Disparate Teacher-Prep Curricula Complicate Accountability Efforts
The relative leniency of states in reviewing their teacher-preparation programs could be symptomatic of a general lack of agreement on what candidates should learn, and how they should learn it.
Teacher Preparation States Slow to Close Faltering Teacher Ed. Programs
States have generally been reluctant to shut down or suspend education schools and programs, bypassing a powerful but little-recognized policy lever, according to an Education Week analysis.
Teacher Preparation N.Y. College's Experience Shows Conflicts Around Ed. School Closures
New York state's decision not to close an education school that had received a searing 2006 accreditation review has left unanswered questions as well as possible lessons.
Classroom Technology USC Brings Its Own Brand to Online Offering for Teacher Prep
Among the most visible recent entrants to the marketplace is this university's Rossier School of Education, which since 2009 has seen more than 3,600 prospective teachers enroll.
Classroom Technology Bank Street College Aims to Retain 'Essence' in Virtual Program
This private institution in New York City is beginning a study to examine how to translate the supervised fieldwork component of its math leadership program into an online setting.
Teacher Preparation Education Researcher Moves Into Certification Business
Teach-Now dispenses with traditional unit-based courses. Instead, candidates complete eight units ranging from assessment to student learning in a digital era.
Classroom Technology For-Profits Dominate Market for Online Teacher Prep
Virtual programs are perhaps the fastest-growing sector of teacher preparation. Brick-and-mortar institutions, such as the University of Southern California, are increasingly getting into the action, as well as startups.
Teacher Preparation Teacher-Prep Programs Zero In on Effective 'Practice'
The Match Teacher Residency is one of a small number of programs that train aspiring teachers for the classroom through practice.
Recruitment & Retention Colleges Overproducing Elementary Teachers, Data Find
An Education Week review of state data suggests the number of teachers at the elementary level outstrips available jobs.