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July 2014: Teacher Tenure

08/01/2014

This month’s Trendline takes a close look at how districts in the NCTQ Teacher Contract Database are currently implementing key aspects of teacher tenure.

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Zooming in on classroom management in The Teacher Prep Review

06/30/2014

What changed in our Classroom Management Standard for 2014 and how did programs do?

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Time to STEM the tide

06/27/2014

Alarmingly few teacher prep programs ensure STEM knowledge…

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What you didn’t learn in Kindergarten:

06/26/2014

Prep programs don’t prepare teachers for the challenges of teaching elementary math.

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No cherry picking in teacher prep

06/25/2014

Teaching is one of the most difficult professions. So why is it so easy to get into?

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Seeing is believing

06/24/2014

Which programs place their student teachers in high-poverty, high-performing schools?

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June 2014: Student enrollment

06/24/2014

In this month’s Teacher Trendline, we examine districts with the most dramatic changes in student enrollment within the 50 largest districts in the country, from 2009 to 2011.

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Guest post: "After all, if we could develop a better program, why not?"

06/23/2014

Patricia Schmidt, Chair of education of Five Towns College, speaks of the value of the Teacher Prep Review…

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Capacity gap in action

06/23/2014

In Teacher Prep Review 2014, NCTQ called out the “capacity gap”. This is the gap...

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Wanted: Capable candidates who know their stuff

06/20/2014

When alternative certification programs first got started, the theory was that ed schools were driving away the...

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Math games with early reading

06/19/2014

What percent of the 959 programs teach the 5 components of early reading? …

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Best news we've gotten so far

06/18/2014

And it comes from Diane Ravitch, no less…

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