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ERIC Number: ED011521
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct-31
Pages: 120
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
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TEACHER EDUCATION--AN URGENT MATTER. A REPORT TO THE COMMISSION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION, STATE OF CONNECTICUT.
BROWNELL, SAMUEL M.; AND OTHERS
ON THE BASIS OF A 10- TO 15-YEAR PROJECTION OF THE NEED FOR TEACHERS IN CONNECTICUT, A CONSULTANT PANEL RECOMMENDED THAT THE COMMISSION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION WORK TO (1) PROVIDE ALL NEW TEACHERS NEEDED RATHER THAN THE TWO-THIRDS PRESENTLY SUPPLIED, (2) INCREASE THE POOL OF PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS BY ADMITTING ALL QUALIFIED HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES WHO APPLY TO PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, (3) GIVE FIRM STATEWIDE DIRECTION AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR PRE- AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING, (4) ESTABLISH A STATE COUNCIL FOR RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTATION IN TEACHER EDUCATION TO ENCOURAGE AND FINANCIALLY SUPPORT INNOVATIONS IN EDUCATION, (5) STUDY OTHER WAYS TO ENCOURAGE AND ASSIST PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS WHICH PROVIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS, (6) DELEGATE DIFFERENT AND PARTICULAR PROGRAMS TO THE STATE UNIVERSITY, THE STATE COLLEGES, AND THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES, (7) MODIFY TEACHER CERTIFICATION BY ESTABLISHING STATEWIDE CRITERIA, ADMINISTERED BY TEACHERS, AND AWARD A PERMANENT CERTIFICATE AT THE SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF 3 YEARS OF TEACHING SUPERVISED BY "CLINICAL TEACHERS," (8) TRAIN "CLINICAL TEACHERS" AT STATE-FINANCED WORKSHOPS AND PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY PERSONNEL TO INSTRUCT THEM, (9) PROVIDE FACILITIES AND ESTABLISH TUITION RATES FOR GRADUATE TEACHER EDUCATION EQUAL TO THOSE FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS, (10) INCREASE SCHOLARSHIP AID TO BOTH UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE TEACHER EDUCATION STUDENTS, AND (11) EXPAND SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS. (RP)
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Academy for Educational Development, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers: CONNECTICUT; New York (New York)