Week of Sept. 5 in Teacher Ed News

| September 9, 2016

A.I.R. & Univ. of Fl. Learning to Teach: Practice-Based Preparation in Teacher Education

CAEPCon. CFP [deadline. Oct. 10]

Chalkbeat. This Indiana college says teacher training should be more like med school

LATimes [OpEd]. Why firing bad teachers isn’t nearly as important as creating good ones

NCTAF. NCTAF Issues Call to Collective Action & Releases Report  Supporting these shifts requires deliberate and careful alignment of the systems that recruit and prepare new teachers,

New York Times.

1) An Effective but Exhausting Alternative to High-School Suspensions  New York’s Education Department is investing in training its own faculty, 

2) An F-Minus for America’s Schools From a Fed-Up Judge  He criticized “uselessly perfect teacher evaluations” 

3) Donald Trump Releases Education Proposal, Promoting School Choice  Rather than sending federal education dollars to schools … Mr. Trump proposed giving block grants to states

Univ. of Washington/K. Zeichner. What we (don’t) know about independent teacher preparation programs

Washington Post. ‘I love being a teacher — and my greatest joy is the tough kids’


NYS Legislature. [Reach out to your local Assemblymember and Senator to express support for these bills]

1) Relates to admission requirements for graduate-level teacher and educational leader programs for certified teachers already holding a graduate degree  Assembly Bill A10605Senate Bill  S7647
2) Relates to the New York state masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program. Assembly Bill A7727 ,   Senate Bill S5512A

NYSED. Regents September Meeting agenda


DNA Info. Parents, Pols Call on DOE to Fix Space Issues at Harlem Elementary School  The school opened in 2010 as a partnership between the DOE and Columbia University’s Teachers College.

Inside Higher Ed. Latest on Long Island U Lockout of Faculty  [incl. undergrad and grad teacher ed programs]

New York Times. In Brooklyn, Stifling Higher Learning Among Hasidic Women  The letter went on to say that girls shouldn’t learn college subjects and that those who refused to obey would be denied positions as teachers.