NY Ranked No. 13 in Teacher Quality Report
(WASHINGTON) -- Report cards are out and states across the country have been graded on their quality of teachers, according to a report released Wednesday from the National Council on Teacher Quality.
The Washington-based council ranked New York No. 13 in the 2011 report that graded states’ overall teacher quality policies based on five factors: how effective the state was in delivering well-prepared teachers, expanding the pool of teachers, identifying effective teachers, retaining effective teachers, and booting ineffective ones.
New York was given an overall grade of C, up from the D+ it earned two years ago, according to the report.
No state was awarded an A in the group's report for 2011. Florida received the highest ranking with a B, while Montana received the lowest with an F.
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