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Report Shows We're Not Teaching Our Teachers

A report by the National Council on Teacher Quality shows that as a nation we're doing a mediocre job of preparing teachers for the workforce. Nevada schools such as the University of Nevada Reno, and Las Vegas scored very low according to the four-star standard set in the report. Educators across the country have spoken out saying the report is flawed. What are the standards for creating teachers? 

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Kate Walsh, President of the National Council on Teacher Quality

Cyndi Georgis, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at UNLV

Kim Metcalf, incoming Education Dean at UNLV

 

 

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