Texas rejects more rigorous teacher certification exam

The Educative Teacher Performance Assessment was designed to better prepare new teachers, but faced pushback from people who thought it would create barriers for people of color to enter the profession.

By Brian Lopez and Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune
Posted 6/18/22

The State Board of Education on Friday unanimously rejected a new teacher certification exam that supporters dubbed the solution to prepare and retain new teachers, but critics worried would create …

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