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Teachers have achieved Board certification
More than ½ of NBCTs
are teaching in high-need schools
are pursuing Board certification
60 NBCT Networks
in 36 states are strengthening the profession
700 + schools
with >5 teachers pursuing Board certification collaboratively
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