ERIC Number: ED498015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Increasing Accountability for Teacher Preparation Programs. Challenge to Lead
Jackson, Jenny, Comp.
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) states face new challenges as they adapt to the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. This report reviews SREB states' progress in strengthening their accountability systems to ensure that their teacher preparation programs are producing quality teachers. This report identifies what SREB states are doing to respond to increased pressure for sound accountability systems and how states are ensuring that alternative programs are producing qualified teachers for schools. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Accountability, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Quality, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Qualifications, State Standards, Alternative Teacher Certification
Southern Regional Education Board. 592 10th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-5790. Tel: 404-875-9211; Fax: 404-872-1477; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.sreb.org/main/Publications/catalog/srebcatalog.asp
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001