Title II Reporting

In response to the accountability measure mandated by Congress through its passage of Title II and the Higher Education Act of 1998, all institutions of higher education that receive federal financial aid monies and have teacher preparation programs must report the teacher certification-test pass rates for their program completers. Any institution that has been identified as "low performing" by the state must also report this designation to the public.

CCSU defines "program completer" as a teacher candidate who has met the academic requirements of the professional program for teacher certification. The teacher candidates who form the CCSU cohort of program completers finish a rigorous program of study that is widely recognized for its quality and is nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Teacher candidates complete subject/content area requirements equivalent to non-education majors in the same fields. In addition, teacher candidates receive a thorough grounding in pedagogy and extensive school-based field experiences to prepare them to be educational leaders in the learning communities of Connecticut. There were 315 program completers identified in the 2007-2008 cohort. They took a total of 1,193 individual Praxis tests, passing 1,181 of those tests. This yielded a summary institutional passing rate of 96%, comparable to the statewide rate of 98%.
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