If Louisiana-Monroe Can Do This, Why Not Chicago State?

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While folks in DC are talking about revamping ed school teacher preparation, and eight states not including IL are moving towards making changes, the University of Louisiana-Monroe has already done it, according to this NPR segment from last night (Improving Lousiana's schools, starting with teachers): raised admissions standards; made
students take more courses in the subjects they'd be teaching, like
science; and tripled the amount of time they spent in the classroom.  I know that three IL schools are piloting the TPA thing, but have any of the Chicago-area ed schools made the same aggressive moves to revamp their programs?  And if not, then why not?

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