teacher supply

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    What accounts for the drop in education school enrollment?

    Allana Akhtar’s Business Insider article on the teacher labor market is frustrating for many reasons.  Her argument is, “The drop in teacher training enrollment suggests that issues plaguing the profession — from low pay to dwindling funding — has discouraged potential educators, exacerbating the nationwide teacher shortage.”  But she offers…
    Terry Stoops, December 10, 2019
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    Get the facts about teacher shortages

    The 2018-19 school year is underway!  And, in recent years, stories about teacher shortages, long-term substitutes, and other staffing issues have become a staple of back-to-school reporting. The National Council on Teacher Quality lays out the facts about the issue. Only half the people who graduate from teacher…
    Terry Stoops, August 27, 2018
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    Teaching positions have always been hard to fill in NC

    Just in case you need a reminder, I found the following passage in the 1975 Statistical Profile for North Carolina Public Schools.
    Terry Stoops, February 16, 2018