NCTQ Calls For More Nuanced Approach to Discussion of Teacher Shortages

NCTQ states that the current narrative on teacher shortages is “stuck in the past� and needs to change, with discussion informed by localized data


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Today, the Learning Policy Institute (LPI), led by Stanford University education professor Linda Darling-Hammond, released a series of reports focusing on teacher shortages in the US. The reports estimate a 60,000 teacher shortfall that will grow to 112,000 by 2018 and suggests that hiring and retention are the ways to put a stop to the perceived national teacher shortage.

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