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StateImpact Indiana: REPA II

by Kyle Stokes

December 13, 2012

If you earned a Bachelor’s degree with a B average, you’ll soon be eligible for a permit to teach in Indiana classrooms — if you can pass a test first.  Not an education major?  No problem.  That’s one of the more controversial changes in a sweeping overhaul of the state’s teacher licensing rules that won final approval from the State Board of Education last week.  As StateImpact Indiana’s Kyle Stokes reports, the new rules have raised the question: Does an education degree make a good teacher?