Most States Pay Too Little Attention to Educator Readiness to Teach Reading

THE Journal: A new brief from the National Council on Teacher Quality found that a large majority of states haven't taken steps to make sure their teachers have sufficient knowledge to teach reading. According to the organization, just 11 states require licensing tests for both elementary and special education teachers to measure their knowledge of reading instruction. The other 40 states either don't have sufficient licensing tests in place for both groups of teachers or have no test at all.

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