graduates' job performance as a factor of states' approval of teacher prep programs

This challenge is a catalyst, meaning it is one of the most strategic and efficient areas for creating impact and, if solved, would have outsized positive effects across the system.

Full Challenge: The number of states that consider the job performance of graduates when approving preparation programs.

Challenge Description: Most states do not connect their process of approving teacher preparation programs to measurable outcome data about programs' graduates on the job.