Common Core turns focus to teacher training

Now that states are aligning their tests with the more rigorous Common Core standards, many students' proficiency rates are dropping.  In order to increase these plummeting rates, much of today's research points to teacher quality as the most important influence on student achievement.  USA TODAY highlighted Match's teacher prep program as one program in which teachers are trained extensively so that they are "competent in the real challenges they will face" in the classroom.

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