Strong Clinical Teacher Preparation a “MUST” For Long-Term School Improvement Efforts

Contact: Patrick Riccards
Thursday, March 11, 2010 703-237-2554 or

AACTE Issues Call to Action for Federal Government, States, and Teacher Preparation Providers to Improve the Quality, Impact of Teaching Candidates

Washington, DC (March 11, 2010) – As the nation increases its focus on teacher quality and student achievement, a new policy brief from the nation’s premier organization focused on effective teacher preparation finds that strong clinical preparation of teachers is a key factor in students’ school success.