NCTQ Releases the First Teacher Prep Review - National

U.S. Teacher Preparation Programs Falling Short in Training Next Generation of Teachers


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Dismal new findings from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) show that the majority of teacher preparation programs in the United States are not providing adequate training to aspiring teachers, leaving them unable to accommodate increasingly rigorous instructional goals of public schools, according to a new study released by NCTQ and U.S. News & World Report. The ratings, based on a series of recommended practices, shows only a handful of schools performing at a high level while a significant number of programs are effectively failing.

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