Week of Nov. 28 in Teacher Ed News

| December 2, 2016

IEN. Real Singaporean Lessons: Why do Singaporean Students perform so well in PISA?enhanced by high standards of teacher recruitment, effective teacher preparation and professional development.

1) Lessons From ‘Resilience’ on Achieving a Whole-Child Focus in Educator Preparation
2) Penn Center for MSIs Convening Highlights New Report
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AERA. Election Implications Loom for Federal Education Leadership, Education Research Funding

Bloomberg. The Feds Have No Idea What Student Loan Forgiveness Will Really Cost Us …assessment of [USED] agency officials: “They’re either being extremely deceitful or extremely incompetent.”

Chalkbeat. What Trump’s election means for undocumented educators Ruiz, Fuentes nd Molina became teachers through Teach for America, a national organization that recruits college graduates to teach…

Dell Foundation. Teacher preparation: Limits of top-down regulations

1) How Should Reading Be Taught in a Digital Era?
2) Reflecting on First-Round Accreditation Reviews Under ‘Tougher’ Standards
2) Study: Most Professional Training for Teachers Doesn’t Qualify as ‘High Quality’
3) Which Teacher Prep Programs Meet Tough New Accreditation Standards?according to an inaugural report released on Monday by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

HechingerReport. New study shows variety in teachers’ influences on kids’ futures, and how poorly we measure that …we have evidence that these skills are teachable.

InsideHigherEd. Separate and Not Equal New book argues that sometimes faculty members of color going up for tenure are judged by a higher standard than are their white peers.

JTE. Podcasts

NCTQ. Within Our Grasp: Achieving Higher Admissions Standards in Teacher Prep [State Teacher Policy Yearbook]

NYTimes. Why Trump’s Education Pick Won’t Be Able to Privatize U.S. Schools

The Atlantic. When Finnish Teachers Work in America’s Public Schools …both of whom graduated from Finnish teacher-training programs in the ‘90s, taught in Finland for seven years, married Americans

The Tribune. University of Northern Colorado gets $2.2M grant to fund rural education center

Turning Point USA. Professor Watch List [Education faculty incl. Jennifer Adair, Univ. of Texas; William Ayers, Univ. of Illinois]

WashingtonPost. What’s the worst that could happen with Betsy DeVos as education secretary? Two scenarios Scn1: Enrollment in teacher preparation programs plummets. Scn2: …there is a drop in applications to teacher preparation programs

Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU). Webinar: Sustainable Funding Project at Bank Street College of Ed [Dec. 19]

Lohud Journal News. Teaching programs plummet at state colleges

Chalkbeat. Could Donald Trump’s school voucher bonanza become a reality in New York City? A voucher program in New York “would require a lot of political support, more so than is here now,” said Aaron Pallas, an education professor at Teachers College.

Selected. Transitioning Mid-Career to Teaching Panel, Dec. 8

SmartBrief. Our teachers can help America [by Josh Thomases, Dean of Innovation, Policy & Research, Bank Street College of Education]

1) Now What, Professor? Three Ways a Trump Presidency Could Be Good for American Education … Pearson Education, has essentially colonized American classrooms in determining how our teachers are certified …
Pushing Back Against Teacher Attrition Thus, contrary to public perception, graduates of teacher preparation programs are not finished products when they emerge from this preparatory phase.

The New Yorker. What New York City’s Biggest School Reformer Sees in Donald Trump Success Academy students wear Catholic-school-like uniforms, and teachers are trained to emphasize high expectations, orderliness, and routine.