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Gow Scoffs At Report

A review of the nation's teacher training programs suggests that many University of Wisconsin System education schools are of middling quality. The National Council on Teacher Quality used a four star rating system to evaluate teacher preparation programs at more than 1,100 colleges and universities.  Some education school leaders in the UW System criticized the results. At a time when colleges are bringing in new students, we asked Chancellor Joe Gow is the timing of the report is fair.

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According to the review, UW-Stout's undergraduate program for preparing high school teachers received three stars, the highest marks in the state for any education school. But 21 other education programs reviewed in the UW System fell into the one- and two star categories, with most receiving one star. LIke UW-L.

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