Youth Truth Findings Show Room for Improvement in Teachers' Knowledge of Subjects They Teach

NCTQ releases list of education colleges most effective at preparing teachers with content knowledge.


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High school teachers may not be getting sufficient opportunities and training to learn the very subjects they are teaching - and students are taking notice - according to new findings from YouthTruth Student Survey and a new analysis on education colleges conducted by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ).

According to new findings released by YouthTruth, a national nonprofit that harnesses students' perceptions to help educators identify needs and accelerate improvements, 32 percent of high school students do not feel positively about their teachers' content knowledge of the subject matter being taught.

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