Teacher Prep: Can Ed Schools Reform Themselves?
Major revision of teacher training programs urged by panel of top educators Eight states, including Maryland, have signed on to adopt the recommendations, scheduled to be released Tuesday... Teacher Training Is Panned WSJ: In most states, candidates spend only about 10 to 12 weeks observing teachers or student-teaching themselves, with the bulk of their time spent listening to college lectures... Panel: Teacher Prep. Needs Major Restructuring EdWeek: As the report states, higher ed. institutions "will need to shift their reward structure to value work in schools by including clinical faculty lines in promotion and tenure requirements." Live video here or here.