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Teacher and Administrative Quality, 2005

In 2005, Representative Lida Harkins of Needham has filed an Act Relative To Teacher and Administrative Quality, House, H 4157 which contains the following stipulation:

"Program approval [of higher education educator training programs by the Department of Education] shall demonstrate that technology tools for teachers are incorporated into all preparation. This provision shall also apply to Massachusetts Institute for New Teachers and district based programs."

For details of the bill, go to http://www.mass.gov/legis/bills/house/ht04/ht04157.htm

Setting Technology Standards for Massachusetts Teachers and Administrators: Information about BESTÂ’s 2003 Initiative

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