GSE Faculty Research

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Date of this Version

February 1998


This is a report of the problem of out-of-field teaching with federal policy recommendations presented by Dr. Ingersoll at the Congressional Hearings on Teacher Policy held in February, 1998. Brief summary included as supplemental material.


Published in Teacher Preparation Initiatives: Hearing Before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, February 1998.

NOTE: At the time of publication, author Richard M. Ingersoll, was affiliated with the University of Georgia. Currently, October 2007, he is a faculty member in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Brief statement



Date Posted: 24 October 2007