Increasing the Odds: How Good Policies Can Yield Better Teachers

This report, issued by the National Council on Teacher Quality, presents a summary of the current research that characterizes the attributes of effective teachers. The goals of this report are to help inform policymakers and to aid them in looking for new and improved ways to boost teacher quality and also to help schools understand that no policies or regulations can replace the need for schools to hire teachers carefully. 
National Council on Teacher Quality