NCTQ Releases the First Teacher Prep Review - North Dakota

North Dakota 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, including programs in North Dakota, 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, show only a handful of schools performing at a high level, while a significant number of programs are effectively failing.

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