Originally published on Tue June 17, 2014 7:33 pm
The nation's teacher-preparation programs have plenty of room for improvement, according to a new report.
A study released today by the National Council on Teacher Quality argues that teaching colleges are too lenient in their admissions criteria and have failed to prepare their students to teach subjects like reading, math and science.
State Supt. John White is scolding four school districts for including seniority as a factor for consideration in teacher layoff decisions.