Outcomes and Accountability in Teacher Education: An Opportune Time for Progress
Efforts to accelerate the pace of improvement in teacher preparation have been underway since at least 1998 when Congress established the Title II teacher quality program and the federal “report card” on preparation program quality.
Preparing Teachers: Building Evidence for Sound Policy
The quality of teachers is increasingly recognized as critical to student learning.
Teacher Education and the American Future
In this article, the author discusses the U.S. context for teacher education, the power of teacher preparation for transforming teaching and learning, and the current challenges for this enterprise in the United States.
The Effects of Experience and Attrition for Novice High-School Science and Mathematics Teachers
Because of the current high proportion of novice high-school teachers, many students’ mastery of science and mathematics depends on the effectiveness of early-career teachers.
Unleashing the Potential of Technology in Education
Technology is reshaping higher education in the U.S., where an explosion in online learning has enabled millions of adults to pursue degrees or certificates across a myriad of fields.
The Widget Effect: Our National Failure to Acknowledge and Act on Differences in Teacher Effectiveness
This report examines our pervasive and longstanding failure to recognize and respond to variations in the effectiveness of our teachers.
Diversity in Educator Preparation Providers: Implications for Standards Setting
The last ten years have seen exponential growth in the number and types of educator preparation providers.