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The value of online learning. Half of college presidents say online courses are as valuable as their face-to-face counterparts, but less than one-third of Americans agree. (Pew Research Center)
Changing the entryway to teaching. Twenty-five state education chiefs get behind a new report, calling for more accountability and rigor in teacher preparation programs. (Council of Chief State SContinue Reading »
Aspen finalists announced. These 10 community colleges will compete for the 2013 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, an award given to institutions that improve completion rates and learning outcomes particularly for low-income or minority students. Winner is announced March 2013. (Aspen Institute)
Practicing by doing. A new elementary school in Oregon will serve as a training Continue Reading »
Some interesting new findings were released last week about the effectiveness of teachers certified by the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE).
ABCTE provides an alternate, test-based certification for mid-career professionals who want to enter teaching but don’t want to endure the cost and the pain of taking countless hours of education courses. Such“fasContinue Reading »