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National Council on Teacher Quality Announces Executive Search Plans as it Enters Next Phase of Innovation and Growth

Washington, D.C.--The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) today announced that the nonprofit organization's long-time president, Kate Walsh, is retiring in 2022, starting a leadership transition process over the next year. Walsh's decision to step...

NCTQ Invites Feedback on Draft Revisions to Elementary Math and Reading Standards Used to Evaluate Teacher Preparation Programs, Now Through October 15, 2021

Washington, D.C. -- The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a nonpartisan research and policy group, is seeking feedback on proposed revisions to two of its standards used to evaluate teacher preparation programs, Elementary Mathematics...

National Council on Teacher Quality Publishes Long-Hidden Data on Teacher Preparation Programs

Washington, D.C. -- The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) succeeded in publishing new data today that the U.S. Congress had also long worked to obtain but with only limited success. The data reveals the...

New Review of What Teachers Earn Reveals Substantial Differences Among School Districts

Washington, D.C. -- A new analysis by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) examines salary data and related compensation materials from 90 large school districts to determine lifetime earnings trajectories for teachers over a...

Few States Verify that Future Teachers Know how to Teach All Children to Read

Washington, D.C. -- The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released new data and analysis today examining recent trends in states' policies governing the preparation and licensure of new public school teachers. Among the top...

New Data Demonstrate that Teacher Preparation Programs Can Be Both Selective and Diverse

Washington, D.C. -- Today the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released new data and analysis examining both the academic admissions requirements and diversity in enrollments in over 1,200 of the nation's elementary teacher preparation...