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.


Check out our monthly Teacher Quality Bulletin for announcements, views, research, highlighted resources and a cartoon! In this month's edition, we examine teacher pensions, cover new research on teacher experience, review Doug Lemov's latest book, and much more.

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  • LAST UPDATED: 02/25/2015

    In the news this week: The Arizona Department of Education recently released a report on teacher retention and recruitment, teachers in Los Angeles are one step closer to a strike, districts in and around Sacramento, California are facing a substitute teacher shortage that makes scheduling tricky, and more! 

  • LAST UPDATED: 01/20/2015

    The latest contract and policy changes from the districts in our Teacher Contract Database. In this edition, we cover recent contract changes in Minneapolis, MN, Granite School District, UT and Bridgeport Public Schools, CT.

  • 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.