1/8/2010

An Indiana panel that oversees state teacher licensing approved a curriculum for would-be teachers that places increased emphasis on subject knowledge over pedagogy. It represents a compromise from a proposal that would have required teacher candidates to major in subject areas and would have limited the number of course credits in teaching instruction. "We crafted these changes with the belief that students' academic success is determined, in large part, by the quality of their teachers," state education chief Tony Bennett said.

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