From The Blog
by Nicholas Banovetz
Yesterday, the National Council on Teacher Quality released its first-ever review of U.S. teacher preparation programs.
This national study, which looked at more than 1,100 undergraduate and graduate programs across the country, is the first of its kind to evaluate and rank programs based on a variety of factors, including admissions selectivity, content preparation, skills preparation (including classroom management), the quality of student teaching, and the use of outcomes and data.
Great schools change everything.
Every child deserves a great school, no matter their background. Together with Minnesotans across the state, MinnCAN advocates for the research-backed policies that will make sure they get one.
Careers in the STEM fields continue to be some of the highest-paying and fastest growing in the nation. Encouraging our kids, especially girls and students of color, to excel in math and science is the first step in ensuring America's innovation and competitiveness in an increasingly high-tech economy.Drew PalmerFeb 3 2013
I care about public schools in Minnesota because I believe a good education is key for the personal success of our children and the economic vitality of our state.Sarah MorrisFeb 3 2013
We all contribute to a child's education, directly and indirectly. Directly, we must support responsible public policy. Indirectly, we must promote a responsible educational culture. In both cases, we need all hands on deck.Ben DavisFeb 2 2013