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America’s Best & Worst New Teachers
Where Tennessee’s Best and Worst New Teachers Were Trained and Where They Teach.[small_button text=”Best & Worst Teachers” title=”Best & Worst New Teachers in USA” url=”/research-areas/teacher-preparation/best-worst-new-teachers/” align=”left” target=”_self” style=”light”]
Traditional Teacher Preparation is Hindering Educational Improvement
The education policy world was recently shaken by a review of teacher preparation programs from the National Council for Teacher Quality (NCTQ).[small_button text=”Teacher Prep Article” title=”Traditional Teacher Prep Hinders Education Improvement” url=”/pdf/ECF_OpEd_072913.pdf” align=”left” target=”_blank” style=”light”]
Projected Budget Savings From Increased Use of Alternative Teacher Certification in Tennessee
This analysis finds that significant state budget savings can be accomplished without negative consequences for schools or students through a gradual, multi-year restructuring of the pathway for new teachers.[small_button text=”Projected Budget Savings” title=”Projected Budget Savings” url=”/pdf//ECF_TNCostAnalysis.pdf” align=”left” target=”_blank” style=”light”]