7-30-19 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Preventing, Healing Childhood Trauma Before It Damages Kids’ Chances

Violence, racism, substance abuse — children can wind up paying for early trauma for the rest of their lives, but there are meaningful solutions

Lilo H. Stainton | July 30, 2019

 

 

Education Week--Teacher-Preparation Programs Again Have a Choice of Accreditors. But Should They?

Once again, teacher-preparation programs have a choice of two accreditors if they want a national stamp of approval.

After nearly a decade with a single national body for accreditation—which was formed by a merger in an attempt to unify a diffuse field—there are now two accrediting groups judging programs on how well they prepare their teachers. And two years after the newer, smaller Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation arrived on the scene, it has released its first batch of decisions.

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/07/24/teacher-preparation-programs-again-have-a-choice-of.html

Madeline Will| July 24, 2019