New Teacher Preparation Regulations Announced, Implications for Michigan

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced new regulations that will require teacher preparation programs to be more transparent about their effectiveness across a number of measures. According to the ED, these regulations seek to improve outcomes for teacher preparation programs while still affording states the flexibility to determine specifically how performance is …

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Its Not *That* the Wind Blows…

One of my favorite comedians is the brilliant Ron White, and one of my favorite “bits” of his is one that has to do with his bitingly funny critique of “storm watchers”–that intrepid breed of daredevils that speeds around the countryside following tornados and hurricanes, disregarding their own safety and well-being for the (dubious) thrill of getting …

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