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Teachers are central to quality education. Arguably, schools of education are central to quality teachers. The last six months have seen two enormous steps in evaluating schools of education: publication by US News of NCTQ’s rankings of teacher prep programs … Continue reading

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Accreditation, SAT scores, and differences among schools of ed

The new CAEP accreditation standards raise the bar on admission requirements for education schools. How much of an effect this will have on who gets in to ed schools depends in part on the differences in the applicant pools for … Continue reading

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  1. Peggy Farber says:

    Dick – I suspect you’ve given this to us already, but what is the ratio of low SAT schools/high SAT schools?

    • Dick Startz says:

      There is generic evidence that there are big differences across schools in SAT scores, but so far as I know there is no data at all for individual ed schools.

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Accreditation and SAT targets

The final CAEP accreditation standards are out and, perhaps not surprisingly, CAEP has slowed down implementation of higher SAT requirements for admission to schools of education. Here are the final standards for admitted applicants The group average performance on a national test, … Continue reading

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Selectivity, accreditation, and the NCTQ report

A few weeks back I wrote about the possible effects of higher admission requirements for schools of education, such higher standards being part of the draft CAEP accreditation standard. If you were to look across ed schools, would you find … Continue reading

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Raising standards: Who else’s ox gets gored

Last week I looked at how CAEP’s proposed admission standards for students attending ed schools might effect different kinds of schools. Today, I’ve redone the analysis for colleges of different selectivity levels. Additionally I’ve asked what would happen if the final … Continue reading

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  1. Adam W. says:

    Might this just lead to more people skipping the ed major and opting for alternative certification?

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Raising standards: Whose ox gets gored?

CAEP is proposing to raise admission standards for students attending ed schools. A key provision requires schools to admit students whose SAT scores average in the top third. Meeting the new standard will be easy for some schools, less easy for … Continue reading

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CAEP accreditation draft standards and SAT

Before you read, consider this sentence an official wonk alert. I’ve been writing about the CAEP accreditation draft standards for ed schools. One thing CAEP sets out is that average test scores (SAT for example) for admitted students fall into … Continue reading

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New accreditation standards and GPA

Let’s continue last week’s discussion of the exciting new draft accreditation standards for teacher ed programs by looking at the effect of the GPA admission standard. (Thanks to my friends at NCTQ for a nudge on this one.) Nearly as … Continue reading

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  1. Sherman Dorn says:

    I suspect a number of colleges will use college GPA rather than high school GPA, for a number of reasons, among which are the ability to pass the gen-ed requirements with some margin over “skin of teeth.” Using college GPA would allow reasonable assessment of older students who come back to college or transfer from community colleges. For these students, high school grades and SATs are not going to be nearly as useful a threshold as performance in recently-completed college classes.

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Will ed schools cut enrollment 25 percent?

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) has new draft standards for accreditation intended to “raise the bar” on education schools. Standard 3.4 reads in part The provider ensures that the average GPA of its accepted cohort of candidates … Continue reading

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