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National Council on Teacher Quality Announces Inaugural Class of Senior Visiting Fellows

Washington, D.C. -- Today, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) announced the inaugural class of its new Senior Visiting Fellows Program. This select group of accomplished and diverse individuals represents a cross-section of professionals...

Statement on the Fight Against Systemic Racism and Racial Violence in the United States

Washington, D.C. -- Our nation is reeling from the murder of George Floyd, yet another gut-wrenching tragedy in the overt and uninterrupted sanctioning of racism in the United States. For too long, this country...

Statement from NCTQ President Kate Walsh on Students’ Constitutional Right to Literacy

Washington, D.C. -- A landmark U.S. Court of Appeals decision earlier this week affirmed what so many of us already believed. Not only does every child deserve the opportunity to learn how to read, but...

Reading Science in Teacher Preparation Gains Ground; More Aspiring Teachers Are Being Prepared to Teach All Children to Read

Click to see a state-specific press release. Washington, D.C. -- New data and analysis from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) finds significant progress on the science of reading instruction in teacher preparation....

Statement from NCTQ President Kate Walsh on Proposed Indiana HB 1002

Washington, D.C. -- Indiana's proposed House Bill 1002 walks away from nearly a decade of progress that the state's schools and districts have made to improve teacher quality. Indiana's current teacher evaluation system, which HB...