This brief examines national data and recent research on the barriers teachers of color face entering and staying in the profession. It includes recommendations to increase teacher workforce diversity.
This blog highlights programs and state-level strategies to attract, prepare, and retain enough special education teachers to meet school and district needs.
This brief describes how the teacher shortage in California has worsened, with severe consequences for special education, math, science, and bilingual education. It includes recommendations for state-level policies that would provide near-term solutions for strengthening the teacher pipeline.
This report analyzes evidence of teacher shortages, looks at national and regional trends in teacher supply and demand, and investigates policy strategies that might mitigate these effects based on research about effective approaches to recruitment and retention.
This blog describes how, through reauthorizing the Perkins Act, Congress can address shortages of career and technical education teachers and strengthen CTE programs in schools around the country.
This brief summarizes the evidence on teacher shortages in the U.S., including shortages in specific fields and national and regional trends in teacher supply and demand, and describes local, state, and federal policies to support the recruitment and retention of a quality teacher workforce.
This report focuses on six evidence-based policies states are pursuing to address teacher shortages, identifying 40 states that have implemented the policies, and provides a close look at Washington State’s comprehensive approach.