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What is a 'Quality' Teacher?

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What is a 'Quality' Teacher?

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What is a 'Quality' Teacher?

What is a 'Quality' Teacher?

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It's impossible to train quality teachers without knowing how, exactly, to measure the "quality" demanded by the law. It's a subject of hot debate among teachers themselves.

Ed Gordon talks with Reg Weaver, president of the National Education Association, a national group that represents teachers.