South Dakota Earns "D-" for Teacher Effectiveness Policies

New report from the National Council on Teacher Quality gives South Dakota 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 South Dakota.

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

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