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Teacher Shortages

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Teacher Shortages

Teacher Shortages

Teacher Shortages

Only Available in Archive Formats.



GUESTS:

Steve Drummond
*NPR's Education Editor

Kristin Kearns Jordan
*Founder and director of the Bronx Prepratory Charter School, New York (The Bronx is New York City's lowest performing school district)
*Former Executive Director of the School Choice Scholarship Foundation

Theodore Sizer
*Chairman Emeritus, Coalition of Essential Schools
*Trustee and Former Co-Priniciple, Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School, Devens, MA

Jonathan Sabin
*Wrote an article about teaching experience at a school for Learning Disabled kids in D.C.'s Washington City Paper

American schools are suffering from a teacher shortage. And it's predicted that as more baby boomers retire schools will be short more than 2 million teachers over the next 10 years. Guest host Steve Inskeep talks with teachers and education experts about how to avoid a nationwide teacher shortage.