NCTQ http://wkms.org en MSU No. 1 in KY for Elementary Program, Though No Institutions Fully Met Student Teaching Standards http://wkms.org/post/msu-no-1-ky-elementary-program-though-no-institutions-fully-met-student-teaching-standards <p><strong><em>Updated 6/20/14 10:36 a.m.</em></strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new <a href="http://www.nctq.org/dmsView/Teacher_Prep_Review_2014_Report">National Council on Teacher Quality report</a> has found that not a single Kentucky institution meets its standards for student teaching.</span></p><p>NCTQ says this is the most difficult standard to meet with only 5 percent of colleges and universities satisfying the group’s requirements.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:51:46 +0000 Whitney Jones 41395 at http://wkms.org MSU No. 1 in KY for Elementary Program, Though No Institutions Fully Met Student Teaching Standards Disputed Teacher Prep Report Gives Murray State Low Scores http://wkms.org/post/disputed-teacher-prep-report-gives-murray-state-low-scores <p></p><p>A <a href="http://www.nctq.org/dmsView/Teacher_Prep_Review_2013_Report-tsv2013618121222">National Council on Teacher Equality report</a> has caused a stir in higher education.</p><p>Murray State University’s College of Education Dean David Whaley like many teaching trainers in higher education is taking the NCTQ’s report with more than just a grain of salt. He says the group did not conduct any interviews with students or visit classrooms in their research of more than 600 institutions.</p><p><em>“I have to tell you NCTQ collected this information off of, it was merely a paper screening and primarily off of course syllabi,” he says. “And, you know, with course syllabi you can’t always put everything you want to do or plan to do within a course.”</em> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:12:19 +0000 Whitney Jones 32285 at http://wkms.org Disputed Teacher Prep Report Gives Murray State Low Scores