Report on the School District of Philadelphia Recommends Improvements for Attracting and Retaining Quality Teachers

Study examines teacher staffing, compensation, tenure, work schedules and evaluation policies


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Today the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released a report that examines teacher quality policies and practices in the School District of Philadelphia. The in-depth study, Teacher Quality Roadmap: Improving Policies and Practices in Philadelphia, identifies a number of changes which could better support the recruitment, development and retention of effective teachers and provides Philadelphia with a tailored analysis identifying the teacher policy areas most in need of critical attention, as well as areas of strength for the district.

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