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What Works Clearinghouse, 2016
"Teach For America" ("TFA") is a highly selective route to teacher certification that aims to place non-traditionally trained teachers in high-need public schools. The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) identified seven studies of teachers trained through "TFA" that both fall within the scope of the Teacher Training,…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Public Schools, Academic Achievement, Language Arts
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Clark, Melissa; McConnell, Sheena; Constantine, Jill; Chiang, Hanley – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2013
Schools serving low-income students struggle to attract effective teachers, particularly in science and math. In response to these staffing difficulties, states have tried to lower the barriers to becoming a teacher by establishing "alternative routes to certification." These routes enable teachers to begin teaching before completing all…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Disadvantaged Schools, Alternative Teacher Certification, Low Income Groups
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Mattingly, Richard C. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1957
During recent years more and more people have become interested in the question of financial aid to students in institutions of higher education. The Office of Education, in response to the need for more information on the problem, has planned a series of reports, of which this bibliography is the first. For the most part, the books and articles…
Descriptors: Educational History, Student Financial Aid, Annotated Bibliographies, High School Seniors