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The National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality has served as a national resource for expert information on the latest trends in educator quality and effectiveness. The following list provides links to news articles that mention TQ Center resources or include a quote from TQ Center staff. For more information, contact Amy Potemski by e-mail at

In the News


In grading teachers, Pa., N.J. to count students' scores. Philadelphia Inquirer. August 1, 2011.

Teacher evaluations get Overhaul. Star Advisor. July 25, 2011.

Hawaii Needs Method to Evaluate Teacher Effectiveness, Expert Tells Lawmaker. Hawaii Reporter. July 22, 2011.

'You Can't Fire Your Way to Success', Says Teacher Evaluation Expert. Honolulu Civil Beat. July 22, 2011.

Legislators Hold Briefing on Teacher Evaluation. Star Advisory. July 19, 2011.

Hawaii Lawmakers to Hear about Teacher Evaluations. Education Week. July 19, 2011.

National Expert Shares Tips with Lawmakers on Education Reform. Hawaii Reporter. July 18, 2011.

CALDER to Move to the American Institutes for Research. Education Week Blog: Inside School Research. July 18, 2011.

Wanted: Ways to Assess the Majority of Teachers. Education Week. February 2, 2011.


Trend Watch: How Can Teachers of ELLs be fairly Evaluated? Education Week Blog: Learning the Language. July 26, 2010.

Naming and Shaming of Schools is Counterproductive. Education Week Blog: Walt Gardner's Reality Check. June 11, 2010.

Defining Job-Embedded Professional Development. Education Week Blog: Teacher Beat. May 7, 2010.

Teacher Tenure and Performance Pay in Florida. Education Week Blog: Walt Gardner's Reality Check. April 19, 2010.

Teacher Polls Look to Sway Policymakers. Education Week. March 31, 2011.


Duncan Calls for Multiple Measures in Evaluation. Education Week Blog: Teacher Beat. October 30, 2009.

Becoming Educated on Education Reform. Hartford Special Interests Examiner. July 7, 2009.

Friendly Fire. Swift & Change Able. May 12, 2009.

Teacher Beat: Brush Up on Teacher Distribution. Education Week Blog: Teacher Beat. March 27, 2009.

Stimulus Bill Spurs Focus on Teachers: Language on Fair Distribution, Effectiveness Offers Policy Clues. Education Week. March 9, 2009.


New Teachers Look for Differentiation Help. Education Week: Teacher Sourcebook. September 10, 2008.

Lessons Learned: Are New Teachers Ready for Diverse Classrooms. Education Insights News. Fall 2008.

Diversity Training. Education Week: Report Roundup. June 4, 2010.

Teaching in Changing Times: Survey of New Teachers Finds Most Feel Prepared for Classrooms and See Teaching as a Lifelong Profession. Straight A's: Public Education and Policy and Progress, Volume 8(11). June 2, 2008

What Do Gen Y Teachers Want? The Profession Is Changing, and Districts Had Better Change Too. Scholastic Administr@tor Magazine. June 2008.

Newsflash: Teachers Want Smaller Class Sizes. Flypaper (The Education Gadfly blog). May 22, 2008.

New Teachers Say They Are Ill Prepared for Classroom Diversity and Special-Needs Students. The Chronicle of Higher Education. May 21, 2008.

Test Results and Drive-By Evaluations. Education Week. March 5, 2008.

Advancing Pay for Performance. Education Week. January 10, 2008.


'Gen Y' Teachers Want to Innovate: Education Leaders Lag Behind. Education Week. December 21, 2007.

Reports Renew Debate over Alternative Preparation. Education Week. December 19, 2007.

First Year Teachers. Education Week. November 7, 2007.

Teacher Satisfaction. Education Week: Report Roundup. October 17, 2007.


Chat Wrap-Up: Do Teacher-Pay Incentives Work? Education Week. November 8, 2006.

Teacher-Pay Incentives Popular but Unproven. Education Week. September 27, 2006.

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