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December 17, 2013 at 4:54 PM

Washington tops country with new national board-certified teachers

Washington state produced the largest number of new national board-certified teachers in the country this year. The state added 516 and now has the fourth largest number of board-certified teachers in the country at 7,333,  according to figures released today by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Seattle’s national ranking among districts is 5th or 6th, depending on…

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January 8, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Washington gains 575 new National Board Certified teachers

In Washington state this year, 575 more teachers earned the prestigious National Board Certification, an advanced teaching credential that comes with an annual bonus of $5,000. Washington was second only to North Carolina in the number of new National Board Certified teachers.  The state now has a total of 6,817 National Board teachers, more than all but three…

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