Teacher Quality in Your State
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See how the states are shaping up on the policies that affect teachers
In January 2013 we issued an interim edition of the Yearbook, focusing on teacher preparation policies. Get info across all 50 states and DC on what states are doing to ensure that new teachers are well prepared.
Delivering well prepared teachers, expanding the pool of teachers, identifying effective teachers, retaining effective teachers and exiting ineffective teachers--see how your state is doing across these five policy areas.
There are 41 states where teacher pensions are currently insufficiently funded. Funding shortfalls grew in all but 7 states between 2009 and 2012. How's your state doing?
Get the inside scoop on district contracts and policies across the country
Check out our most recent research projects at school districts around the country, including Dayton, Philadelphia and Oakland.
Explore and compare collective bargaining agreements for more than 100 of the largest school districts across the country.
Get a monthly snapshot from our Teacher Contract Database. Past issues include school calendars, teacher salary, teacher observations and evaluations, and more.
See who's leading the way in teacher prep and how they're doing it
There's widespread public interest in strengthening teacher preparation -- but there's a significant data gap on what's working. We aim to fill this gap.
Over 20 state school chiefs, over 100 district superintendents, the Council of the Great City Schools and almost 80 advocacy organizations across 42 states and the District of Columbia have endorsed the Review.
We are very grateful to be able to post as resources exemplar materials from teacher preparation programs across the country.
Today's PDQ brings you the latest installment in our series on new contracts and policy changes in NCTQ's Teacher Contract Database. …
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the PISA 2012 data...
We are pleased to announce that former Florida schools' chief John Winn has been elected the new chair of NCTQ's Board of Directors.
From too slight to too stout, districts have long-struggled with the waist-lines of their observation/...
In our monthly newsletter for school districts, we look at how districts are tying eval ratings, pay and layoffs to teacher performance.
Why giving Mrs. Jones more students than Mr. Smith may make everyone better off.
DQC releases its latest 'Data for Action' report. …
Why isn't Harvard churning out teachers? …
Paying great teachers to change schools has real benefits. But what are the costs?
A study on teen pregnancy adds to the case for a more diverse teaching force…
The good intentions behind teaching to the Common Core confront the reality of ingrained habits.
Tennessee and DC shine…