Temple education programs insufficient, says one report.

A national review of elementary and secondary college programs by the National Council on Teacher Quality has given both of Temple’s programs a mediocre rating in their 2013 review.

The undergraduate elementary program received two out of four stars , and the undergraduate secondary education program received two and a half..

While the undergraduate program received a lower score, it placed higher proportionally, scoring in the 70th percentile our of 594 programs. Temple’s secondary program placed within the 65th percentile out of 606 programs.

The NCTQ rated programs based on four categories: selection criteria, content preparation, professional skills, and outcomes.