Ohio will soon become the first state in the nation to grade colleges on how well they train teachers to help students succeed, reports the Columbus Dispatch. Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut announced 15 measures yesterday that will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the education colleges at Ohio's public and private universities. The evaluation will be similar to the state report cards of Ohio's K-12 schools, which look at whether students learned a year's worth of material over the previous school year. The single greatest factor in student learning is teacher quality, Fingerhut said.

"And so we have a moral,...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources

  • About the Author:

    staff and wire services reports