T​​​​​he Times They are a Cha​​ngin​​​’​​​ – Shifts in Teacher Education Assessment Policy​​​​​ 

By Emily Hodge, Rachel Garver, and Drew Gitomer 

What happens on the ground ​​​​when years of strong state control and authority over teacher licensure is suddenly minimized?  In what ways do local educational institutions change and maintain practices when state oversight is explicitly reduced​ and they​​​ now​​ have increased autonomy?  The case of teacher performance assessment and the changing responsibility and authority of the New Jersey Department of Education and teacher preparation institutions will be providing an interesting opportunity to examine these questions. 

Read the full article on Rutgers New Jersey State Policy Lab.