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Selection Criteria(?) » view chart

The program screens for academic caliber when selecting teacher candidates.
 
US
(n = 2,300 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 18 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Early Reading(?) » view chart

The program trains teacher candidates to teach reading as prescribed by increasingly rigorous state student learning standards.
 
US
(n = 866 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 7 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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English Language Learners(?) » view chart

The program prepares elementary teacher candidates to teach reading to English language learners.
 
US
(n = 661 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 8 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Struggling Readers(?) » view chart

The program prepares elementary teacher candidates to teach reading skills to students at risk of reading failure.
 
US
(n = 686 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 8 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Elementary Mathematics(?) » view chart

The program prepares teacher candidates to successfully teach to increasingly rigorous state student learning standards for elementary math.
 
US
(n = 905 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 8 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Elementary Content(?) » view chart

The program ensures that teacher candidates have the broad content preparation necessary to successfully teach to increasingly rigorous state student learning standards.
 
US
(n = 1,166 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 9 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Middle School Content(?) » view chart

The program ensures that teacher candidates have the content preparation necessary to successfully teach to increasingly rigorous state student learning standards.
 
US
(n = 375 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 1 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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High School Content(?) » view chart

The program ensures that teacher candidates have the content preparation necessary to successfully teach to increasingly rigorous state standards for college and career readiness.
 
US
(n = 1,110 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 9 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Classroom Management(?) » view chart

The program ensures that teacher candidates practice specific techniques for managing the classroom.
 
US
(n = 1,102 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 16 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Lesson Planning(?) » view chart

The program trains teacher candidates how to plan lessons that enhance the academic performance of all students.
 
US
(n = 662 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 8 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Assessment and Data(?) » view chart

The program trains teacher candidates how to assess learning and use student performance data to inform instruction.
 
US
(n = 690 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 8 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Student Teaching(?) » view chart

The program ensures that teacher candidates have a strong student teaching experience.
 
US
(n = 1,709 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 16 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Secondary Methods(?) » view chart

The program requires teacher candidates to practice instructional techniques specific to their content area.
 
US
(n = 665 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 7 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Outcomes(?) » view chart

The program and institution collect and monitor data on their graduates.
 
US
(n = 968 institutions)
 
Utah
(n = 14 institutions)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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Rigor(?) » view chart

The program holds teacher candidates to the same or a higher level of expectations regarding coursework and grading standards as that to which students in the rest of the institution are held.
 
US
(n = 911 programs)
 
Utah
(n = 10 programs)
LEGEND
Strong Design
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