Louisiana Earns "B" for Teacher Effectiveness Policies

New report from the National Council on Teacher Quality gives Louisiana high grades for policies that support effective teaching; state posts significant grade increase


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The National Council on Teacher Quality today released its seventh annual State Teacher Policy Yearbook, which includes a 360-degree analysis of every state law, rule and regulation that shapes the effectiveness of the teaching profession in Louisiana.

Louisiana received an overall grade of B, up from a C- in 2011, the last year the state's full portfolio of teacher policies was graded. 

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