Study: Teacher colleges don't spend enough time on child development

Teacher education programs must spend more time on child and adolescent development, according to a new report from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, which evaluates more than half of U.S. teacher-training programs. The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development says that most teacher colleges do offer courses on child and adolescent development but don't explain how teachers can apply their studies in classrooms.

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