Graduate students in the teacher preparation program at California State University, Northridge discuss their student teaching assignments. Before they graduate, they will spend hundreds of hours in classrooms across the greater Los Angeles area.Jackie Mader / The Hechinger Report NORTHRIDGE, Calif. – On a recent afternoon at California State University, Northridge, Nancy Prosenjak was attempting
Mario Martinez, a graduate student in California State University, Northridge’s teacher preparation program, examines a high school algebra test he created for a class assignment.Jackie Mader / The Hechinger Report NORTHRIDGE, Calif. – It took less than a minute for Mario Martinez to finish the first six questions of the algebra exam that
Landon Yurica and Alycia Jones, part of the Urban Teacher Residency program, watch their mentor teacher deliver a geometry lesson at Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles.Jackie Mader / The Hechinger Report INGLEWOOD, Calif. – In the back of a 10th-grade geometry classroom on a recent morning at Washington Preparatory High School, nine
Striking teachers in Chicago are fighting a contentious education reform that could overhaul how teachers are paid and evaluated, highlighting the difficulty of judging teachers by the performance of their students.
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