At the request of the Rockefeller Foundation, RAND and MRDC are jointly conducting a national evaluation of Teachers for a New Era, an ambitious attempt to reform teacher education. A new report examines first-year implementation of the initiative in the initial four program sites, one of which is the Bank Street College of Education. This research brief focuses on first-year implementation and underscores the role of a supportive state policy environment in advancing the goals of this reform.
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