State Policies Hinder Teacher Quality
New report looks at the uneven landscape of policies across the U.S.
The patchwork of state policies designed to promote teacher quality are doing more harm than good in advancing that goal, according to a comprehensive new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). The three-year research project, which NCTQ calls the "2007 State Teacher Policy Yearbook," includes detailed reports and analyses on every state, as well as a national summary.
Unlike many other reports, which have focused on federal policies and No Child Left Behind, this study looks at the specific policies, laws and regulations in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. In one respect, …
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Publication information: Article title: State Policies Hinder Teacher Quality. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: American Teacher. Volume: 92. Issue: 1 Publication date: September 2007. Page number: 5. © American Federation of Teachers Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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