Choices and Consequences in the Renewal of Teacher Education

  title={Choices and Consequences in the Renewal of Teacher Education},
  author={Lynn K. Rhodes and G. Thomas Bellamy},
  journal={Journal of Teacher Education},
  pages={17 - 26}
On an almost daily basis, educators, policymakers, and the public call for reform or renewal of schools of education in general and initial teacher preparation in particular. In his call for renewal, Goodlad (1994) highlighted significant problems: the lack of curricular connection and communication across schools of education, liberal arts programs, and K-12 schools in preparing new teachers; the low status of teacher education on campuses and of initial teacher education in schools of… 
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