- Online education degrees skyrocket, USA Today, August 8, 2012
- Transplanted teachers waiting -- and waiting -- for alternative certification process to jell, Minnesota Post, August 8, 2012
How the slow roll-out of alternative certification in Minnesota is keeping teachers already trained in other states from getting licensed to teach in the North Star State.
- NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: School districts 'hiring the wrong people,' teachers need better training, MLive, August 8, 2012
Van Roekel suggests that better selection and preparation of new teachers would make issues around exiting ineffective teachers much less pertinent.