Group gives NJ low marks for teacher standards

A national group that researches and advocates for teacher quality says New Jersey is coming up short.A report by the Washington-based National Council on Teacher

EDISON - A national group that researches and advocates for teacher quality says New Jersey is coming up short.

A report by the Washington-based National Council on Teacher Quality says New Jersey gets a D-plus, ranks 36th in the nation.

The report says the state is making less progress than most states though its students' generally score highly on standardized tests.

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