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Document Number: 10260

What Teacher Preparation Programs Teach About K-12 Assessment: A Review - This report provides information on the preparation provided in teacher training programs regarding using assessment data to improve classroom instruction. The report follows a similar shorter report released in March 2012. This report expands the initial sampling to encompass 180 undergraduate and graduate programs housed in 98 institutions in 30 states. The authors' purpose is to encourage teacher preparation programs, along with the federal and state agencies supporting and overseeing these programs, to focus more on the importance of future teachers' knowledge and skills in the increasingly critical area of assessment. (National Council on Teacher Quality, May 2012)...


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