Week of Oct. 24 in Teacher Ed News

| October 28, 2016

INTERNATIONAL
iNews UK. A third of 2010’s new teachers have already quit profession Critics of the Government’s education policies …pointed the finger of blame at former Education Secretary Michael Gove.

NATIONAL
AACTE, ACE., AFT, NAICU, NEA, etc. 29 organizations sign statement denouncing final ESSA Regulations

AACTE.
1) Teacher Prep EdRegs Webinar
2) Rather Than Resisting Higher Expectations, Teachers Colleges Are Driving Them Sharon Robinson re: New York Times editorial “Help Teachers Before They Get to Class” (October 15

EducationWeek. Final U.S. Teacher-Prep Regs Create Data Demands “The feds aren’t paying for this,” Koolbeck said. “So where is the money coming from?”

Hechinger Report.
1) On a classroom-based test for new teachers, black teachers score lower: A new report shows gap on the edTPA and researchers want to find out why
2) New Orleans’ uphill battle for more black and homegrown teachers
3) Many Hispanic students never have a teacher who looks like them: A program in Tennessee is trying to change that

HuffingtonPost [OpEd by R. Pianta Univ. of VA]. Teacher Preparation Regulation: Déjà Vu Or Real Change Deans for Impact (of which I am a member) and states such as Louisiana have taken a lead in re-thinking regulation of the profession, our field should not let this opportunity pass

KQED News. Why Don’t Teachers Get Training On Mental Health Disorders?

NCTQ. How not to respond to criticism [Kate Walsh’s response to NYTimes letters] Claiming that NCTQ’s study isn’t valid…because most programs chose not to cooperate (as one letter writer asserted) ignores the extent of our massive data collection efforts…

NPREd. What Are The Main Reasons Teachers Call It Quits? Beginning teachers make about 20 percent less than college graduates in other fields.

NYTimes.
1) College Is the Goal. Will These Three Teenagers Get There? She has a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education…ran a daycare center out of her house. But…Ms. Shaner, 51, and her two sons are barely making ends meet…
2) Metaphorically Speaking, Men Are Expected to be Struck by Genius, Women to Nurture It …and her colleague, Myra Luna-Lucero, a researcher at Columbia Teachers College, set out to study whether these metaphors carry unexplored implications

The Hatcher Group Communications Firm. AACTE PRESS RELEASE: 2015 Annual Administrative Report on edTPA®

Washington Post L. Anderson/K. Zeichner. The big problems with the Obama administration’s new teacher-education regulations Relay… co-founder and current president is also founder and board chair of the same politically connected charter network, Uncommon Schools, that employed John B. King  Jr.

NEW YORK STATE
TimesUnion. Course sought to attract teachers Elia spoke to more than 100 educators about their concerns Friday at the annual fall conference of NYSATE/NYACTE

NEW YORK CITY
CityLimits. CityViews: Study on LGBTQ Youth Shows NYC Needs Broader Sex Ed In recent months, NYC enacted three bills that require the Department of Education to better track and evaluate health education, services, and teacher training in schools.

TCRecord. Book Review by Megan Tompkins-Stange of Education and the Commercial Mindset by Samuel E. Abrams [Director of TC’s NCSPE]