July 21, 2011
Most Student-Teaching Experiences Are Weak, Report Says
By David Glenn
Only a small fraction of the nation's teacher-preparation programs do an adequate job of overseeing their student-teaching field experiences, according to a report released on Thursday by the National Council on Teacher Quality. But in the report's appendix, leaders of many of the 134 programs included in the study argue that the council used flawed assumptions and faulty data.
Another vocal critic: