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Prospects for the Profession: Public Opinion Research on Teachers (Adobe® Reader® PDF 1.7 MB) This comprehensive review of 16 nationally representative public opinion polls conducted between 2000 and 2006 provides insight into how teachers, school administrators, parents, and the general public view the traching profession.

Model Components for Revised State HTQ Plans (Adobe Reader PDF 58 KB)
The National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality has developed Model Components for Revised State Highly Qualified Teacher Plans to help states working to improve their Revised State HQT Plans. This document captures the components submitted by the nine states who successfully met all six criteria outlined by the U.S. Department of Education.

New Online Resource Helps States With Revised State HQT Plans
HQT Tool for States streamlines access to the nine state plans that were accepted by reviewers and provides review comments. State plans can be accessed in two ways: (1) State—reports the entire state plan and reviewer comments for each state selected; or (2) Requirement—reports on each requirement, allowing the user to compare text and reviewer comments on specified requirements across selected states.

The TQ Source has a new look! Visit the website to experience the latest resources and navigational features. While you are there, check out the newest feature of the TQ Source—TQ Tips and Tools: Emerging Strategies to Enhance Teacher Quality.


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