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.
These slides present the evidence for the teacher shortage, as well as national and regional trends in teacher supply and demand.
This interactive tool allows users to estimate the cost of teacher turnover in schools and districts around the country and provides recommendations for evidence-based policies to reduce turnover.
This infographic illustrates the reasons teachers leave their classrooms and presents evidence-based policies that can slow the teacher exodus.
This report reviews an extensive body of research on teacher recruitment and retention, identifies key factors that influence decisions to enter, stay in, or leave the profession, and offers evidence-based recommendations for local, state, and federal policymakers.