2014 Teacher Prep Review: Tennessee Press Release

Push for Quality Faces Uphill Climb for Tennessee's Teacher Preparation Programs


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The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released its 2014 Teacher Prep Review, with a much expanded and more comprehensive evaluation of 1,612 teacher preparation programs across the United States, and for the first time, a numeric ranking of programs. Two programs at Lipscomb University and one program each at Austin Peay State University, Maryville College, Middle Tennessee State University, University of Memphis, Union University, Vanderbilt University, East Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University and University of Tennessee - Martin earned national 'Top Ranked' status—a distinction awarded to 107 programs in the nation for overall strong performance.

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