Teacher Training Can't Keep Up With Demand

Aug 15, 2017

Help wanted: teachers.  The need for teachers will stay strong for years to come, partly because so many are retiring of late. 

Credit U.S. Census Bureau

What adds pressure to the situation is the numbers of people training to be teachers... it is not keeping up with the rise in the numbers of students. 

Oregon and California both have fairly high teacher turnover rates. 

The Learning Policy Institute tracks these and many other numbers. 

An LPI rep joins us with an examination of the situation, and the possible remedies.