Study: National certification correlates to higher test scores

03/10/2004 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

According to research by the University of Washington and the Urban Institute, North Carolina teachers who received national certification were more effective at raising student achievement than teachers who tried but failed to attain the credential. The research showed that national certification was linked to an average gain of 7% in third- through fifth-graders' reading and math scores.

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