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(February 16, 2012, Washington, D.C.) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) commends the Administration for its focus on preparing a more effective, appropriately compensated education workforce. In his town hall meeting to announce the Recognizing Educational Success, Professional Excellence, and Collaborative Teaching (RESPECT) Project, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan cited results from a 2006 survey that found 62 percent of teachers did not feel adequately prepared to enter a classroom.