As Congress wrestles with the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), they have a chance to address the issue of teacher quality, once again, says educator Anthony Cody, who taught science for 18 years in inner-city Oakland and now works with a team of science teacher-coaches that supports novice teachers, for the Washington Post. The Coalition for Teaching Quality–82 organizations representing civil rights, parent, community, disability, and education advocates–have come together to demand that Congress re-commit to the objective that all children should have a well-prepared teacher

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