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Teacher Prep

Data May Now Determine Which Teacher Prep Programs Gain Approval

Jackie Mader at The Hechinger Report writes about a report from Bellwether Education Partners indicating that data on teacher prep grads will soon lead to consequences for some programs and that more states are tying teacher data back to teacher preparation. She also indicates in the piece that it's likely that more states will begin to consider this data, whether or not it included in the DOE’s new regulations.
Researchers are still debating how to track results and define a successful preparation program,” wrote the authors of the report. “But preparation programs will never be able to improve unless states track their results.

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