February 24, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: National Council on Teacher Quality

NCTQ: Kansas among the states using weak teacher licensure test for reading

A new study by the National Council on Teacher Quality is casting doubts on the teacher licensure tests in many…

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NCTQ: Many Kansas universities still don’t teach the science of reading

A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) shows that if the science of reading was being…

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Interstate compact could bring out-of-state teachers to fill Kansas vacancies, state board hesitates

An interstate compact that would recognize teacher licenses from other states and alleviate the classroom instructor shortage is stalled in…

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NCTQ: Teacher training in Kansas lacks math commitment

A nationwide study of 1,100 elementary teacher training programs, including 16 in Kansas, shows more than 20% fail to provide…

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Transparency on teacher success rates could produce more effective teachers

Not all teaching programs are created equal and the lack of transparency on the preparedness of future teachers attending university…

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NCTQ: Better teacher prep programs would produce more effective teachers

For every four elementary teacher candidates, only two will demonstrate a reasonable grasp of the content they will teach. The…

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