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Raising The Bar 2012Raising the Bar: Aligning and Elevating Teacher Preparation and the Teaching Profession

A task force established by the American Federation of Teachers examined what works and what does not in the field of teacher education. This report discusses the basis for their recommendations to improve teacher education including: program alignment with a well-grounded vision of effective teaching; a rigorous assessment process; and that professional educators must be responsible for teaching standards and ensuring quality preparation programs. (Released online December 2, 2012)
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CCCR12-NationalReadinessRpt coverThe Condition of College and Career Readiness 2012

Only 25 percent of 2012 high school graduates considered "college ready" in four core subjects, according to ACT results.

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NAP EducationForLifeAndWork coverState Teacher Prep Policies at a Glance

Report description: The National Council on Teacher Quality just released their 2011 study of policies about teacher education, including an "At A Glance" summary. It includes key findings, a master table of states' teacher prep policies, and specific recommendations to help states move forward. A quick overview of states' policies towards alternate route programs is also available. National Council on Teacher Quality <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

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NAP EducationForLifeAndWork coverEducation For Life And Work: Developing Skills in the 21st Century

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ACT CollegeReadinessBegingsInMiddleSchool coverCollege Readiness Begins in Middle School

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TX College Partnerships coverPreparing High School Students for College

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AEE AdolescentLiteracyFactSheet coverAdolescent Literacy Fact Sheet

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AEE FedRoleConfrontingAdolLit coverThe Federal Role in Confronting Adolescent Literacy

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AEE LinkedLearningBuildingCapacity coverLinked Learning and Building Capacity

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AEE SavingNowSavingLaterRemediation coverSaving Now Saving Later Remediation

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AEE TeachingForANewWorld coverTeaching for a New World

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AEE TransformingTeachingAndLearning coverTransforming Teaching and Learning

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CAP EvaluatingTeacherEffectiveness coverEvaluating Teacher Effectiveness

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Carnegie InformingWriting coverInforming Writing

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Carnegie ReadingInTheDisciplines coverReading in the Disciplines

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Carnegie ReadingNext coverReading Next

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Carnegie TimeToAct coverTime To Act

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Carnegie WritingNext coverWriting Next

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Carnegie WritingToRead coverWriting to Read

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EPIC CreatingCollegeReadiness coverCreating College Readiness

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EPIC RedefiningCollegeReadiness coverRedefining College Readiness

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NCATE TransformingTeacherEd coverTransforming Teacher Education

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NCTQ WhatTeacherPreperationProgramsTeachAboutAssessment coverWhat Teacher Preparation Programs Teach About Assessment

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REL AreTexasELAStandardsCollegeReady coverAre Texas ELA Standards College Ready?

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REL HowPreparedAreStudents coverHow Prepared Are Students for College-Level Reading?

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REL HowPreparedAreSubgroups coverHow Prepared Are Subgroups of Texas Students for College-Level Reading?

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TEA DyslexiaHandbook coverTEA Dyslexia Handbook

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TFC CCRS coverThe Texas College and Career Readiness Standards

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