Historically Black Coppin State University Seeks to Boost Retention in Teacher Education Programs

Coppin State University, the historically black educational institution in Baltimore, has established a new center designed to increase retention of students in teacher education programs. The Teacher Education Advisement and Retention Center (TEAR-C) will prepare students from their first year in college to follow an educational path so that they are better prepared to pass teacher certification examinations. The center will be staffed by K-12 and higher education faculty who will serve as mentors to undergraduate students in education.

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