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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...

Big Upsurge in Elementary Teacher Preparation Programs Providing Comprehensive Training in Classroom Management

Washington, D.C. -- The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released new data today looking at the training provided by over 1,000 elementary teacher preparation programs in how to manage a classroom and in program...

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...