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Getting Better at Teacher Preparation and State Accountability Report
Progress on real accountability for teacher preparation will be seen when the 12 funded Race to the Top winners have met all of their commitments, strengthened their capacity to replace current toothless accountability policies, and taken bold steps to assert their authority to impose real consequences on weak and ineffective programs. (AP/ Alex Brandon)

Getting Better at Teacher Preparation and State Accountability

Edward Crowe describes the key findings in separate profiles of the 12 Race to the Top winners and makes policy recommendations directed to the U.S. Department of Education, the winners, and others interested in teacher quality.

Edward Crowe

Race to the Top and Teacher Preparation Report
Progress on real accountability for teacher preparation will be seen when the 12 funded Race to the Top winners have met all of their commitments, strengthened their capacity to replace current toothless accountability policies, and taken bold steps to assert their authority to impose real consequences on weak and ineffective programs. (AP/ Alex Brandon)

Race to the Top and Teacher Preparation

Strengthening teacher education is an essential part of any strategy to improve America’s primary and secondary schools, writes Edward Crowe.

Edward Crowe

Measuring What Matters Report
A man holds a child's hand in an elementary school hallway in Detroit. Real quality control for teacher preparation programs would hold programs accountable for how their graduates perform in the classroom. (AP/Carlos Osorio)

Measuring What Matters

Edward Crowe details a new system for holding teacher preparation programs accountable for their graduates' results in the classroom.

Edward Crowe