Week of Jan. 16 in Teacher Ed News

| January 20, 2017

Business Mirror. France opens up full scholarships for teachers’ postgraduate studies

Education International. World Economic Forum: Teachers won’t be substituted by robots, panel agrees

Radio Poland. Polish president signs school reform into law, protests planned   Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Monday that the reform could see some 5,000 new teaching jobs created.

1) Free online course beginning Jan. 30 Designing Assessments to Measure Student Outcomes
2) Receive AACTE Action Alerts and Advocate on Teacher Prep Regs
3) 2016 – The Year in State Policy

Carter, J. H. & Lochte, H. A. (Eds.) (2017). Teacher Performance Assessment and Accountability Reforms: The Impacts of edTPA on Teaching and Schools. Palgrave Macmillan  Pub.

1) I’m an education reformer, and Betsy DeVos is going to kill our coalition. Here’s a game plan. …a political nightmare, since reformers and traditionalists disagree about how to elevate teaching.
2) What Trump’s inauguration means for one undocumented Nashville student-turned-teacher

1) Ed. Deans to Trump Administration: Uphold the Role of Public Schools
2) Illinois schools boost recruitment for substitute teachers  Faced with a shortage of substitute teachers, school districts in Illinois are increasing their recruitment efforts…
3) Substitute-Teacher Shortages Put Schools to Test
4) Will Betsy DeVos Divide the School Choice Movement? [Commentary] Jeffrey R. Henig is a professor of political science and education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Hechinger Report. Colleges are pushed to stand behind what they sell with money-back guarantees

LearnTechLib. Preservice Teacher Mobile Investigation and Interpretation of Everyday Mathematics Across Settings

NEPC. Declaration of Principles on Public Education, Democracy, and the Role of Federal Government

NYTimes. Nominee Betsy DeVos’s Knowledge of Education Basics Is Open to Criticism

Univ. of CA. UC launches new efforts to address California’s teacher shortage

Washington Post. Education deans to Trump: We’re ‘seriously concerned’ about your agenda

NYSED Regents January Meeting.
1). Higher Ed Cmte:

  • Proposed Amendment of Sections 80-1.8 and 80-5.18 of the Commissioner’s Regulations Related to the Requirements for the Reissuance of an Expired Initial Certificate and Requirements for a Supplementary Certificate
  • Update on the Work of the edTPA Task Force and Changes to Teacher Certification Requirements

2)  Meeting Webcast archives now available

InternationalEdNews. NYC Outward Bound Schools and the ecology of New York City Schools