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

In our first Teacher Trendline of  2015, we take a look into district layoff policies including the role of tenure and seniority in layoff decisions and how long laid-off teachers have recall rights.