Selected tag: federal solutions
Many states struggle with shortages of special education teachers (SET). To address the shortage problem in the long term, policymakers, preparation providers, and state and district administrators must ensure that any short-term strategies are combined with a comprehensive plan that includes long-term systemic strategies to strengthen the supply, preparation, and retention of special education teachers.
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) provides recommendations to Congress for federal solutions to the shortage problem.
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 op-ed explores why policy makers need to hear from teachers about how teacher shortages in schools and the quick fix remedies provided are affecting them, their students, and their school.
Reprinted with permission from https://mslbd.org/what-we-do/rethinking-behavior.html
This report details the features of teacher residency programs—an innovative approach to recruiting and retaining high-quality teachers for hard-to-staff schools.
This brief summarizes the features of teacher residency programs—an innovative approach to recruiting and retaining high-quality teachers for hard-to-staff schools.
This report details key components of effective teacher professional development and offers rich descriptions of model programs to inform education leaders and policymakers seeking to leverage professional development to improve student learning.