New National Report: States' Sense of Urgency to Improve Outdated Teacher Policies Grinds to a Halt

 2017

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Today, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released its biannual 2017 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (Yearbook), which finds that the rapid progress made by states over the last decade to modernize their teacher policies has largely slowed. Since the last edition of the Yearbook in 2015, few states have initiated any new actions to improve their teacher policies guiding how teachers are selected, prepared, evaluated, and retained.

View a chart of how each state is doing on eight key measures here.

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