The Education Exchange: Walsh – In Six States, Institutions Where Nearly Every Teacher Candidate Who Takes the License Exam Flunks on First Try, a New Report Finds

Eleven states wouldn’t even provide the pass rate. “One of the states told us that the reason they’re not going to turn over the data is that it will look bad.”

Photo of Kate WalshThe president of the National Council on Teacher Quality, Kate Walsh, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss a new study by the NCTQ, which looks at how licensure tests can help improve teacher quality, and whether teachers should be required to take such tests at all.

The report, “Driven by Data: Using licensure tests to build a strong, diverse teacher workforce,” is available now.

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