Report: Tennessee’s teacher prep programs are doing a better job, but graduating fewer educators

By , Chalkbeat Tennessee Updated: February 15, 2019 10:41 AM CT | Published: February 15, 2019 10:24 AM CT
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Marta W. Aldrich, Chalkbeat Tennessee

Marta W. Aldrich is the senior statehouse correspondent at Chalkbeat Tennessee. A newswoman for The Associated Press for most of her career, Marta has covered state government, politics, business, education and other Tennessee news. She has served as news editor of United Methodist News Service and features editor of American Profile magazine. Marta is a graduate of Memphis City Schools and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

Tennessee’s teacher training programs improved or maintained their scores on a report card released Friday, even as the number of would-be educators they graduated dipped for a third straight year.


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