PreK-3rd: Teacher Quality Matters

July 1, 2009


Rima Shore

This brief articulates why effective teaching matters for student outcomes; indicates how schools can organize to sustain effective teaching in every classroom; and describes, briefly, what quality looks like in PreK-3rd grade classrooms.

APA Citation: 

Shore, R. (2009). PreK-3rd: Teacher quality matters. New York: Foundation for Child Development.


  • Overview of Issues