NCTQ Digest

Through our teacher preparation studies, our district policy work, and our state policy work, NCTQ has developed expertise and relationships with experts across many areas of education policy. We work hard to stay informed on the latest news, best practices and research, and seek to share our findings and insights beyond our reports and databases. Check out our newsletter and other publications for bite-sized education policy lessons.

TQB Monthly | MARCH

Check out our monthly Teacher Quality Bulletin for announcements, views, research, highlighted resources and a cartoon! In this month's edition, we examine AACTE's recent "crisis in confidence" in CAEP, cover new research on mid-career entrants into teaching, value-added and much more.

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  • LAST UPDATED: 03/25/2015

    In the news: Education Secretary Arne Duncan released an honest self-assessment of his agency, many districts and states report difficulty finding teacher substitutes, new teacher certification test data out of New York show substantial achievement disparities based on race, and more!

  • LAST UPDATED: 03/18/2015

    The latest contract and policy changes from the districts in our Teacher Contract Database. In this edition, we cover recent contract changes in Mesa, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Long Beach and Hartford.

  • LAST UPDATED: 02/26/2015

    In this month's Teacher Trendline, we take a look into health insurance premiums in districts across the country, specifically what districts cover for employees and their dependents.