Search Results: Teacher Diversity

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New Study: Building a Truly Diverse Teacher Workforce Will Take Many Decades--Even With All Hands on Deck
https://www.nctq.org/publications/New-Study:-Building-a-Truly-Diverse-Teacher-Workforce-Will-Take-Many-Decades----Even-With-All-Hands-on-Deck
A study released today by the Brookings Institution shows that achieving genuine racial parity between public school teachers, whose minority representation constitutes 18 percent of the workforce, and public school...

State ESSA plan whack-a-mole
https://www.nctq.org/blog/State-ESSA-plan-whack--a--mole
Ever play the carnival game of whack-a-mole? Every time you smash one mole back into its hole, two more pop back up. That's how NCTQ's analysts feel right now with...

ESSA Educator Equity Analyses
https://www.nctq.org/publications/ESSA-Educator-Equity-Analyses
The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ)'s analyses of states' plans for ensuring that low-income and minority students are not disproportionately taught by ineffective, out-of-field, or inexperienced teachers under the...

State ESSA plans on educator equity a real mixed bag
https://www.nctq.org/blog/State-ESSA-plans-on-educator-equity-a-real-mixed-bag-
There has been substantial media attention recently regarding states' Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plans, much of which has focused on states' efforts to meet ESSA's accountability requirements. Here at...

NCTQ RELEASES ANALYSES OF EDUCATOR EQUITY IN ESSA STATE PLANS & A BEST PRACTICES GUIDE
https://www.nctq.org/publications/NCTQ-RELEASES-ANALYSES-OF-EDUCATOR-EQUITY-IN-ESSA-STATE-PLANS--A-BEST-PRACTICES-GUIDE
Today, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released its analyses of educator equity in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plans of 16 states and the District of...

NCTQ to Release Reviews of 17 State Plans to Implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
https://www.nctq.org/publications/NCTQ-to-Release-Reviews-of-17-State-Plans-to-Implement-the-Every-Student-Succeeds-Act-(ESSA)
NCTQ has reviewed all 17 currently released state plans to implement ESSA.On June 8th, NCTQ will release analyses of each state plan's work to meet ESSA'seducator equity requirements. NCTQ will...

Statement from Kate Walsh, President of the National Council on Teacher Quality, on Scrapping New York’s Literacy Test for Prospective Teachers
https://www.nctq.org/publications/Statement-from-Kate-Walsh,-President-of-the-National-Council-on-Teacher-Quality,-on-Scrapping-New-Yorks-Literacy-Test-for-Prospective-Teachers
Today, New York's State Board of Regents is considering doing away with a recentlyadopted licensing test for teacher candidates, amid concerns that the too many blackand Latino teacher candidates fail...

Teacher diversity: Grounding our goals in reality
https://www.nctq.org/blog/Teacher-diversity:-Grounding-our-goals-in-reality
One feature of an ideal school environment, webelieve, is that both students and their teachers reflect America in all of itsdiversity. Everyone, including children coming from privilege, benefits from adiverse...

High Hopes and Harsh Realities: The real challenges to building a diverse workforce
https://www.nctq.org/publications/High-Hopes-and-Harsh-Realities:-The-real-challenges-to-building-a-diverse-workforce
Public schools are suffering from a well-publicized diversity problem. Students of color make up nearly half of all public school students, yet teachers of color comprise just 18 percent of...

Shining some light on our hidden biases
https://www.nctq.org/blog/Shining-some-light-on-our-hidden-biases
We've known for years that students of color are underrepresented in gifted education programs across the country, with black and Hispanic students making up 40 percent of public school attendees...

Diversity in the Teaching Workforce: False Choices and Faulty Tactics
https://www.nctq.org/blog/Diversity-in-the-Teaching-Workforce:-False-Choices-and-Faulty-Tactics
We can all agree that building a more diverse corps of teachers is important. While only a few studies have examined the role of teacher diversity in student achievement, there's...

In the race for teacher quality, how much does teachers’ race matter?
https://www.nctq.org/blog/In-the-race-for-teacher-quality,-how-much-does-teachers-race-matter
Whilethe population of minority students in the US continues to grow, the number ofminority teachers has not kept pace, in spite of the fact that the percentageof minority teachers has...