The New America Foundation
RETHINKING THE WAY TEACHERS ARE TRAINED

When No Child Left Behind (NCLB) became law in 2001, it mandated that all classrooms be staffed by a “highly qualified” teacher, re-igniting the debate around how teachers are trained and recruited.  At the center of the debate are Alternative Certification (AC) programs. These programs fast-track teacher candidates with prior “real-world” experience… [full text]

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