Majority of states fail to align their teacher preparation policies with college- and career-readiness standards

One million new teachers have graduated since states adopted college- and career-readiness standards; new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality finds states have yet to make critical changes so that requirements for teacher preparation are aligned and new teachers are ready to teach


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The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) today released its eighth annual State Teacher Policy Yearbook. This year's edition focuses on state efforts to align their requirements for teacher preparation and licensure with the skills needed to prepare students for college and careers.

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