The Final Stretch in the Race to the Top
Before the 10 winners of the Round 2 Race to the Top funds were announced, NCTQ assesed the "Great Teachers and Leaders" sections of the 19 finalists' proposals and recommended which states should have been given green, yellow, and red lights.
Navigating the Race to the Top Traffic Jam
NCTQ has reviewed the "Great Teachers and Leaders" section of the 16 finalists' Race to the Top proposals. See our take on which applications are a "go," in which instances the U.S. Department of Education should proceed with caution, and in which cases the Department ought to put on the brakes.
Race to the Top, November 2009
Read NCTQ's advice to states on what they can do to improve their shot at getting a portion of the $4.35 billion in Race to the Top funds.
State Policy Yearbooks
NCTQ's State Teacher Policy Yearbook is an annual analysis of state laws and regulations that govern the teaching profession. Click below to see how Colorado is doing in the areas of teacher preparation, evaluation, retention policies, and more.