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: 04/01/2015

    In the news: all this week Michigan Radio is airing a special series on how Michigan’s teacher prep programs are doing at graduating effective teachers, next year new teachers in Duval County, Florida will be paid based on performance, TEACH grants are the focus of a new GAO report, 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.