Tackling the Teacher Shortage

Tackling the Teacher Shortage

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz

A member of the State Board of Education is offering up a proposal to help address Indiana’s current teacher shortage problem.

According to the Indianapolis Business Journal, Indiana has seen about a 90 percent drop in new teacher licenses in the past few years.

Board of Education member Gordron Hendry is offering a plan that will offer scholarships to students who would seek careers in teaching for at least four years.

Students who did not have teach for four years would have to pay back part of the scholarship.

In addition, students who agree to teach in “D” or “F” schools would be …read more

Via: http://indypolitics.org/2015/08/12/tackling-the-teacher-shortage/

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