Tag: teacher shortage


Strategic, sustainable residencies can help solve the teacher shortage

February 6, 2024

Via: EdSource

Public schools in California are facing historic staffing challenges: rising rates of dissatisfaction and burnout within the current workforce and unprecedented shortages of future teachers, as increased housing and education costs deter potential teachers from entering the field. But university […]


Location, school culture, curriculum flexibility are top priorities for teacher applicants

February 10, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

As some states begin to see signs of a worsening teacher shortage, the SchoolCEO survey provides district leaders with a glimpse of what matters most to teacher applicants. The survey polled more than 1,000 teachers from 300 randomly selected districts. […]


63% of educators consider leaving profession

February 1, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

The survey backs up previous research illustrating that the teacher shortage is not going away in the immediate future. The Horace Mann survey polled 573 educators, including K-12 teachers, administrators and support personnel in November. Teacher shortages are showing signs […]


5 Major Issues Now Impacting the US Education System

November 7, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

American teachers and students across the country have faced numerous problems during the last couple of years. From the COVID-19 pandemic, which has undoubtedly impacted schools everywhere, to the recent teacher shortage, new issues have emerged, forcing policymakers and school […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

What matters most for our special education teachers?

October 19, 2022

Via: eSchool News

We all know the problem. There is a frightening shortage of special education teachers and it’s getting worse. Even prior to the pandemic, 98 percent of school districts and 49 states reported that they had a shortage and a recent […]


How the Teacher Shortage Became One of the Most Important Issues in Education

September 26, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Both teachers and students have faced several problems over the past two years—from dramatic healthcare concerns during the pandemic to the shift to remote and hybrid learning. Although these issues have impacted people differently, recent studies indicate that various teachers […]


House subcommittee hearing explores teacher shortage solutions

May 26, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Congress has already allocated more funding this year to community schools, minority serving institutions, historically Black colleges and universities, and teacher preparation and residency programs, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Connecticut, said during the virtual House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education […]


Education Department Continues Push to Invest in Highly Effective Educators and Address Teacher Shortage

April 7, 2022

Via: U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education is continuing to take action to support and invest in the teaching profession and address the teacher shortage many schools and districts across the country face. The Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant program is […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Does cutting high-stakes testing increase teacher retention?

February 19, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The report notes teacher turnover has consequences for student achievement and poses an expensive financial burden for schools. Indeed, districts around the country struggle to retain teachers, and the problem is getting worse. In the 2011-12 school year, 3.1% of […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

My best tips for coaching teachers

May 4, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As the nation faces a looming teacher shortage, one of the most powerful tools we have for retaining teachers is coaching. Every district around the nation employs coaching models. But are they effective? We asked this question two years ago […]