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The Power of Oversight on Policy and Education with Kate Walsh

The Power of Oversight on Policy and Education with Kate Walsh

Update: 2020-11-04
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Kate Walsh, President of the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), shares the organization’s goal to promote teacher effectiveness for every child, in every classroom. Walsh outlines NCTQ’s areas of focus such as setting greater oversight and transparency in policy and institutions. With a deep investment in the implementation of evidence-based reading instruction in schools, Walsh and the NCTQ launched the first review and rankings of teacher preparation programs in the United States. Walsh describes the analysis process, calling for increased transparency and advocacy in preparing educators to teach reading. Finally, Walsh discusses literacy within the framework of social justice. A true disruptor and advocate for children, Walsh remains committed to achieving better educational opportunities for teachers and students.

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The Power of Oversight on Policy and Education with Kate Walsh

The Power of Oversight on Policy and Education with Kate Walsh

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