Week of Jan. 23 in Teacher Ed News

| January 27, 2017

INTERNATIONAL
JapanToday. Startups, venture capitalists, and teachers disrupt education

The Baltic Times. Academy: Education Ministry’s statement about reorganization of Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy is mendacious

UNITED STATES
Chalkbeat. President Trump appears to be backing off repealing protections for undocumented youth. But anxiety is still running high. …the president wants to work with congressional leaders to find a long-term solution for young undocumented immigrants — hundreds of them teachers…

EdWeek.
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) Holocaust Group Will Release Classroom Resources for Trump’s First 100 Days
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) Learning Forward Merges With the National Commission on Teaching calling for education leaders and policymakers to revamp teacher-preparation programs…

Hechinger Report. Why teachers should help students inaugurate a discussion of politics in the classroom [OpEd by Italia Krahling, a masters student in the Teaching of Social Studies program at Teachers College]

HuffingtonPost. An Open Letter To Senator Lamar Alexander About Betsy DeVos

Los Altos Town Crier. Bullis Charter School prepares new teachers for long careers

Michigan State Univ. Teacher Education Professor Receives Presidential Science Award

NAESP. Practitioner’s Corner: What Principals Should Know About edTPA

NYTimes. Campuses Wary of Offering ‘Sanctuary’ to Undocumented Students

The Tennessean. Betsy DeVos is unqualified to lead Education Department by The Teacher Education Collective


NEW YORK STATE
NYS edTPA Task Force. Proposals; Regents may take action on the recommendations at their meeting Feb. 13-14

CNN. New Yorkers start debate on free tuition

EdWeek. New York Poised to Revamp Certification Exams

NYTimes. Private Colleges Suggest New York’s Free Tuition Plan Limits Choices Mary Beth Labate, the [new] president of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, has criticized …

Pace University. School of Education Public Forum: Shaping Public Education Policy in New York State March 10

NEW YORK CITY
Gotham Gazette Teacher Recruitment, Retention Will Be Focus of City Council Hearing

New York City Council: Education Committee. 1/24/17 Oversight – Teacher Recruitment and Retention