Yet another national report from another reformer group, grading the states that meet their definition of what ought to be done.

Here, Mercedes Schneider, a Louisiana teacher with a Ph.D. in statistics and research methods, dissects the NCTQ state report on teacher preparation.

Dr. Schneider, a member of our honor roll, previously deconstructed the claim that charters in New Orleans had a higher graduation rate than the state or the nation.