ERIC Number: ED480949
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-May
Reference Count: N/A
America's Teacher Colleges: Are They Making the Grade? Hearing before the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session (May 20, 2003).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
A hearing was held to explore whether U. S. teachers' colleges are doing an adequate job. Opening statements by Representative Howard P. McKeon and Representative Dale Kildee set the stage for the testimony of these witnesses: (1) Lisa Graham Keegan, Chief Executive Officer, Education Leaders Council; (2) Kati Haycock, Director, The Education Trust; (3) Arthur E. Wise, President, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education; (4) Louanne Kennedy, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, California State University, Northridge; (5) Jerry Robbins, Dean, College of Education, Eastern Michigan University; and (6) Joyce R. Coppin, Chief Executive, Divisions of Human Resources, New York City Department of Education. The testimony of the witnesses explored recent publicized failures of teacher college graduates on competency examinations and other issues related to the provisions of the Higher Education Act. Eleven appendixes contain the written statements of the witnesses and some supplemental materials placed in the record. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Hearings, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Schools of Education, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.