Week of Oct. 10 in Teacher Ed News

| October 14, 2016

INTERNATIONAL
IEN. Learning From and Beyond PISA: Toward Achievement with Integrity Teacher education throughout the country increasingly is disconnected from higher education and research capacity…

LSM.lv. Big changes coming up in Latvia’s education system The €14m project for… and training teachers by Latvia’s National Center for Education was turned down

TCRecord. A Stab in the Dark: Anonymous Student Evaluations of Aboriginal Teacher Educators

NATIONAL
AACTE.
1) AACTE Urges Scrutiny of Final Federal Regulations for Teacher Prep. Programs
2) Annual Meeting Early Bird Registration Closes Oct. 19
3) Quality Support Centereducator preparation’s source for professional learning on quality assurance.
4) Webinars: Teacher Prep Regs – A Review of the Final Rule [Oct. 25 and 25]

DeansForImpact. Ending the Era of Guesswork in Educator Preparation OpEd: Benjamin Riley

EducationWeek.
1) Final U.S. Teacher-Prep Regs Allow Flexibility on Student-Outcome Measures
2) New Federal Teacher-Prep Rules Draw Praise and Criticism
3) Why Has Ed Tech Made So Little Difference? What I am describing is a very different kind of education—…, not training—than the kind that teachers ordinarily get.

HechingerReport.
1) To increase teacher diversity, ignore selectivity of teacher education programs? Teacher preparation programs don’t need to be selective in accepting students under new federal rules…
2) Five reasons teacher residencies often outperform traditional training OpEd: Karen DeMoss, director of Bank Street College’s Sustainable Funding Project
3) New federal teacher prep law aims to make order out of chaos, add transparency OpEd: Kate Walsh, president of the National Council on Teacher Quality

InsideHigherEd. Trump on Higher Ed

Merrow Report. Pruning Teacher Education “If half of the 1400 places that train teachers went out of business tomorrow, we’d be better off.”

U. S. Education Dept., Office of Postsecondary Education. Teacher Preparation Issues

Washington Post.
1) Obama administration releases long-delayed regulations for teacher-preparation programs didn’t change an underlying “ludicrous” concept that training programs should be evaluated according to the academic performance of their graduates’ students.
2) The Washington Post asked Clinton, Trump for their education vision. Here’s what they said.

NEW YORK CITY
Chalkbeat.
1). First Person: ‘I was the kid who didn’t speak English’ Teaching seemed like the only field where I could do this, and Teach For America was my outlet.

2) New York City’s teachers union says it’s time for ‘positive friction’ with city So what does Mulgrew plan to push for? A greater emphasis on teacher training, for one.

NYTimes. Trepidation at City College in Wake of President’s Abrupt Exit

Teachers College. Kossoff Lecture on Education and Policy. C. Edley, Clinton Campaign Senior Education Advisor