A License to Teach speaks directly to the quality-of-education debate now focused on public schools. It shows that reforms of teacher education and licensing are needed to ensure that teachers are prepared for the classroom.
1. Licensing Teachers: The Need for Change 2. What Teachers Need to Know and Be Able to Do 3. The Need for New Assessments in Teaching 4. New Assessment Strategies in Teaching 5. An Architecture for a Licensing System 6. Developing Prototype Assessments for Licensing 7. The Internship 8. Implementation Concerns