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AACTE released a new analysis focusing on alternative
preparation programs run by institutions of higher education (IHE-based alternative programs). The study shows that IHE- based alternative teacher preparation programs are bringing more educators to the strained workforce than alternative programs run by organizations other than colleges and universities. The data reveals that university-based alternative teacher preparation programs more effectively address the educator shortage.
Earlier this year, AACTE collaborated with the Center for American Progress (CAP) to update and expand an analysis CAP had originally published on alternative teacher certification programs run by entities other than institutions of higher education. This newly released AACTE issue brief is a companion to that report — focusing on IHE-based alternative programs, with newly available data for the 2019-20 academic year. New data reveals:
The report was authored by AACTE senior consultant Jacqueline King, Ph.D., who also co-authored the companion report with the Center for American Progress.