Indiana colleges that train new teachers have begun to rethink their methods. Some, such as Indiana's Marian University, are adopting popular fast-track alternative certifications such as The New Teacher Project. Meanwhile, educators at Indiana University are moving more slowly and basing their curriculum on established research. "I don't think it's a matter of one is better than the other," said one educator. "We need a lot of different ways to train people to be effective teachers."

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