The District of Columbia should do more to align teacher preparation with college- and career-readiness standards

Some District of Columbia teacher preparation policies are on the right track for ensuring that new teachers are ready to help students achieve to the high levels necessary for college and careers; others fall short.


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The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) today released its eighth annual State Teacher Policy Yearbook. This year's edition focuses on the District of Columbia's efforts to align its requirements for teacher preparation and licensure with the skills needed to prepare students for college and careers.

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