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Teacher Preparation Data Systems
State Policy and Recommendations

Building strong data systems on the education and early careers of teachers may be the single best way to improve teacher preparation. A report from the SREB Teacher Preparation Commission recommends a critical first step in efforts to improve teacher preparation programs. 

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Alignment of Instructional Materials: Trends in State Efforts

Instructional Materials
State-by-State Analysis and Recommendations

How have schools managed the massive shift of aligning classroom teaching materials to their states’ college- and career-readiness standards?

These reports — 15 state profiles plus a regional report covering all states — benchmark state efforts and identify high-leverage strategies to learn from.

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Study in a specialized field

Pay in-state tuition rates at an out-of-state college.

The SREB Academic Common Market is a tuition-savings program for college students in SREB states who want to pursue degrees not offered in their states. More than 1,900 programs are available.

Students benefit by being able to enroll in uncommon degree programs – at in-state tuition rates.

States benefit by avoiding duplication of specialized degrees offered in neighboring states.

Colleges benefit by filling capacity to serve additional students.