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Touching the Future: Presidents' Taskforce on Teacher Education

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Touching the Future: Presidents' Taskforce on Teacher Education

May 22, 2002

​To Touch the Future set forth an “action agenda” for college and university presidents to elevate teacher training to meet the needs of the 21st century.

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