Michigan Ed Schools Comply With Higher Education Act -- Nine Years Later

If you're ever worried that federal school rating and accountability mechanisms are too tough (rather than too weak), check out this Detroit News story about how Michigan schools of education might finally complying with a 1997 Higher Education Act requirement: Teacher colleges may get own grade. "By identifying low-performing [education] schools, the state would comply with a federal requirement for the first time." Not that compliance has meant much; most states game the ed school rating system by only enrolling candidates who have already passed the test.


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