Tag Archives: Teacher Training

A fix for teacher education: the 3-year Degree

A fix for teacher education: the 3-year Degree

“An Industry of Mediocrity”— The Chronicle of Higher Education “Teacher Training’s Low Grade”— The Wall Street Journal “Are Teacher Prep Programs Worth the Money?” ­— Marketplace Headlines were unanimous after the June release of the National Council on Teacher Quality’s national study of teacher-preparation programs. The study’s conclusions were precisely what the public had expected, … learn more→

New approach to preparing teachers can close student achievement gap

New approach to preparing teachers can close student achievement gap

Public schools are increasingly moving toward a system known as the PreK-3rd approach, in which pre-kindergartens, full-day kindergartens, and primary grades are organized as a coordinated system of education. According to a Penn State researcher, the approach is lauded as a way to help solve the problem of the achievement gap. “The PreK-3rd vision is … learn more→