Maryland Earns "D+" for Teacher Effectiveness Policies

New report from the National Council on Teacher Quality gives Maryland poor grades for lack of policies that support effective teaching


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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 Maryland.

Maryland has consistently earned low grades in the Yearbook. The average grade across all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2013 is an improving "C-".

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