Students Scores Found Unaffected by Teacher-Training Route

Students who have teachers certified through alternative-training programs do no worse in mathematics or reading achievement than students whose teachers have been certified by traditional teacher education programs, according to a study released today by Mathematica Policy Research Inc...

Texas teacher shortage in math, science worsens

The Dallas news reports that a new study released Monday indicates that a longtime shortage of teachers in science and math in Texas has grown dramatically worse and will continue to do so...

Certification Map on EdWeek.org

EdWeek.org guest blogger Sean Cavanagh writes about CertificationMap on Education Week’s Teacher Beat blog:..

 

Certification map unveils the web’s first comprehensive, interactive portal for teacher certification information

LOS ANGELES (February 5, 2009) – Certification Map today announced the launch of its new Web site, CertificationMap.com, a comprehensive online portal for current and prospective teachers to locate teaching certification requirements for every state in the country...

Education chief: Schools crucial to recovery

Education Secretary Arne Duncan said the economy won’t improve without the billions of dollars for schools in President Barack Obama’s recovery plan...

An Education Stimulus?

The economic stimulus plan, formed by President Obama and the Democrats of Congress, will go further than double the Education Department’s current budget if the Senate gives the plan the go-ahead...