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ERIC Number: ED364519
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jul
Pages: 38
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
A Shared Vision: Policy Recommendations for Linking Teacher Education to School Reform.
Frazier, Calvin M.
This publication presents recommendations for state policy that are meant to promote the simultaneous reform of both K-12 education and teacher education. The main body of the document consists of recommendations based on recurring themes gleaned from interviews with state leaders: (1) the state legislature should adopt statutory provisions declaring that the state expects cooperation from institutions of higher learning and public schools; (2) the state legislature should designate the parties responsible for directing the simultaneous renewal of teacher education and school restructuring; (3) the state should set standards for basic-skill levels, teaching performance, and knowledge base expected for licensure; (4) through standards, the state should indicate its expectation for critical conditions and programs to undergird all teacher education programs; (5) the state should view beginning teacher induction as an integral part of teacher preparation; (6) the state should require recertification programs; (7) the state should adopt funding mechanisms for establishing the components of a comprehensive teacher education and school renewal program; and (8) the state should adopt a plan for evaluating the effectiveness of the teacher education system. (LL)
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Rockefeller Bros. Fund, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
Identifiers: Reform Efforts; State Role
Note: For a related document, see SP 034 852.