District Policy

School districts' teacher policies have a significant impact on their ability to attract, develop and retain effective educators.
NCTQ has been conducting district studies since 2009 and maintains a teacher contract database with coded regulations for over 145 districts.

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District Studies

Check out our most recent research projects at school districts around the country, including Dayton, Philadelphia and Oakland.


NCTQ Teacher Contract Database

Explore and compare collective bargaining agreements for more than 145 of the largest school districts across the country.


The NCTQ Teacher Trendline

Every year, shifts in school enrollment, programs, or other factors require schools to transfer some teachers out of their current position at a school. But how do those teachers find a new position -- and what happens to the teachers who can't? Let's take a look at what happens in districts across the country when teachers have to transfer schools.