Our Work in Your State
Publications, TQ news and 2014 teacher prep program rankings
See how the states are shaping up on the policies that affect teachers
November/2015This report presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date policy trends on how states are evaluating teachers. It also breaks new ground by providing a look at the policy landscape on principal effectiveness. Finally, this report examines state efforts to connect the dots – that is, use the results of evaluations to better inform practice and make decisions of consequence for teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
See below for state summaries and recommendations.
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.
2014 Program Rankings
We are very grateful to be able to post as resources exemplar materials from teacher preparation programs across the country.
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.
Search 2014 Teacher Prep Review Findings
LAST UPDATED: 10/28/2015
This month’s Teacher Trendline considers the characteristics of teacher contracts and school board policy documents that govern the relationship between teachers and districts.
LAST UPDATED: 07/21/2015
The latest contract and policy changes from the districts in our Teacher Contract Database. In this edition, we travel to Southern California and look at contract changes in Los Angeles and San Diego.
LAST UPDATED: 11/05/2015
Get even more NCTQ commentary and education research summaries! Check out the previous edition of the Teacher Quality Bulletin.