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New Report on NCLB Teacher Quality

The "teacher-quality gap" is a major cause of the achievement gap between poor and minority students and other students. A new report by the Citizens' Commission on Civil Rights takes a look at this issue.
Ensuring all students have qualified teachers is one of the most challenging but important elements of the No Child Left Behind law.  The "teacher-quality gap" is a major cause of the achievement gap between poor and minority students and other students.  On the eve of states' submission of revised plans to the US Department of Education, a new Commission report details states' foot-dragging and the Bush Administration's lax enforcement.

http://www.cccr.org/DaysofReckoning.pdf   

Published Tuesday, Jul. 11, 2006

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New Report on NCLB Teacher Quality

Ensuring all students have qualified teachers is one of the most challenging but important elements of the No Child Left Behind law.  The "teacher-quality gap" is a major cause of the achievement gap between poor and minority students and other students.  On the eve of states' submission of revised plans to the US Department of Education, a new Commission report details states' foot-dragging and the Bush Administration's lax enforcement.

http://www.cccr.org/DaysofReckoning.pdf   
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