by Audrey Amrein-Beardsley, Joshua Barnett & Tirupalavanam G. Ganesh
In this article, teacher education researchers examine growing concerns about teacher education programs in America, as well as growing concerns about how to evaluate the programs and hold them internally and externally accountable for the quality of the teachers they graduate. Researchers describe a multi-university, statewide initiative that approached this work, and what one college, representing one of the largest teacher education colleges in the nation, did to advance these examinations locally.
by Christopher P. Brown & Yi-Chin Lan
This article presents findings from a qualitative metasynthesis that studied whether teachers and/or administrators were engaging in appropriate practices, and if so, how might such practices influence children’s cognitive development.
Education researcher Dan Berebitsky discusses his co-authored article, An Examination of Teachers’ Perceptions of Principal Support for Change and Teachers’ Collaboration and Communication Around Literacy Instruction in Reading First Schools. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.
by Richard Fossey & Robert C. Cloud
Bankruptcy judges are increasingly willing to rely on compassion and common sense when they decide cases involving honest but unfortunate student-loan debtors who took on mountains of student-loan debt hoping to improve their lives but did not find jobs that paid well enough for them to reasonably make their loan payments.
by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record are pleased to announce the Annual Yearbooks for 2015.