Reading is one of the most critical skills for students to learn--but not all teachers are required to be qualified in reading instruction

How many teachers are effective reading instructors?


Reading is one of the most critical skills for students to learn--but not all teachers are required to be qualified in reading instruction


Only 11 states currently verify that all teacher candidates planning to teach either elementary or special education have learned the most effective methods for teaching children how to read--arguably the most important skill these teachers need, according to new data from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ).





Low literacy rates in the United States were a problem before the pandemic,

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