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Sawchuk, Stephen – Education Week, 2012
The tenor of discussions held in Washington last week by negotiators rewriting federal rules on teacher preparation underscored deep-seated philosophical divisions within the field, including the thorny issue of how much responsibility schools of education should bear for producing effective teachers. Though the panelists did reach compromises on…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Federal Aid, Federal Government
Klein, Alyson – Education Week, 2007
Teacher education programs have for years drawn criticism from policymakers and even some prominent voices in the field. Now, Congress is poised to slash spending on the main federal program aiding colleges of teacher education, despite efforts by some lawmakers to refocus the program to bolster partnerships between such colleges and school…
Descriptors: Grants, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness