Eye on Education

Teacher Training Programs Aren’t Doing So Well, Study Says

According to the National Council on Teacher Quality, there’s lots of room for the country’s collegiate teacher training programs to improve. The NPR education team says a newly-released study reports universities don’t have strict enough admissions and don’t adequately prepare students to teach.

The nation’s teacher-preparation programs have plenty of room for improvement, according to a new report. A study released today by the National Council on Teacher Quality argues that teaching colleges are too lenient in their admissions criteria and have failed to prepare their students to teach subjects like reading, math and science.

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