Majority of States’ Efforts to Bolster New Teachers’ Preparation to Teach Reading are Vastly Insufficient

New NCTQ Report Finds Only 11 States Have Adequate Safeguards in Place for Both Elementary and Special Education Teachers

 2018

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In an NCTQ databurst: Strengthening Reading Instruction through Better Preparation of Elementary and Special Education Teachers that reviews the current status of states' requirements governing teachers' reading knowledge, 40 states still either do not have sufficient licensing tests in place for both of these groups of teachers, or have no test at all.

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