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 our first issue of 2015, read about the lack of alignment in teacher prep programs on the same campuses, reviews of the latest education research, our take on noteworthy human capital policies in Boston Public Schools and much, much more.

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  • LAST UPDATED: 01/21/2015

    In this weeks news, Congress is holding its first hearing on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, no mention of teacher quality in the State of the Union (see our most popular tweets from the SOTU!), and much 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: 12/17/2014

    In 2014, Teacher Trendline covered everything from teacher salaries to leave policies and in this December's edition, we highlight some of the most popular Teacher Trendlines from the past year.