|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.
Madeline Will| July 24, 2019