Do college professors need training to teach in K-12 schools?

04/3/2012 | Huffington Post, The

Lawmakers in Tennessee are considering legislation that would allow college or university professors to receive a license to teach their subject of expertise in a K-12 school. Under the bill, teachers who take this path to the classroom would not require any additional training. Critics, however, say the legislation ignores the need for teachers to be trained and have experience in classroom management.

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