The Dept. of Education’s regulation is a top-down, one-size-fits-all approach to preparing teachers to educate students in the classroom and would make it harder for state and local governments to ensure teachers can be successful. Overturning the rule will give Congress a chance to craft a better solution.
The Dept. of Education’s rule is an appropriate way of ensuring that teachers are properly prepared when they go into the classroom. Linking teacher preparation to federal education grants helps ensure state and local governments are bringing in the right teachers and Congress shouldn’t overturn the rule.