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In Light of Common Core, Ed. Schools Look to Transform to Math-Teacher Prep

November 12, 2014
By Stephen Sawchuk

Even in higher education, where knowledge-sharing is prized, institutions have a tendency to take a protective approach to adapting to change. But what if colleges' and universities' collective expertise in a particular program area were harnessed toward meeting a common challenge? That's essentially the thinking behind an unusual cross-institution partnership now working to improve the preparation of middle and high school math teachers for the changes wrought by the Common Core State Standards for mathematics. The Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership, or MTEP, a project of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

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