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 114 districts and two charter management organizations.

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 100 of the largest school districts across the country.


The NCTQ Teacher Trendline

April's Teacher Trendline is all about transfers and excessing, highlighting how districts prioritize transfers and how they decide where to place teachers when excessing occurs. Plus, we take a detailed look at mutual consent policies across the country.