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New study finds that college education programs do not prepare students to teach reading.
06/18/2014

The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) has released a study that  reports that just 17 percent of college programs “prepare students to teach reading using  “fundamental components of reading instruction.”  Are teaching colleges too lenient in their admissions criteria and graduating teachers ill prepared to teach subjects like reading, math and science?  Read about the study on the NPR Education blog.  The article entitled “Study Delivers Failing Grades for Many Programs Training Teachers” by Claudio Sanchez and Juana Summers can be found at http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/06/17/323032745/study-delivers-failing-grades-for-many-programs-training-teachers  The Teacher Prep Review 2014 is the second edition of NCTQ’s annual assessment of the nation’s 2,400 teacher prep programs and can be viewed and/or downloaded at http://www.nctq.org/dmsStage/Teacher_Prep_Review_2014_Report