Expanding the Pool of Teachers Policy
The state should provide an alternate route that is free from regulatory obstacles that limit its usage and providers.
Louisiana does not limit the usage or providers of its alternate routes.
Louisiana is commended for having no restrictions on the usage of its alternate routes with regard to subject, grade or geographic areas.
The state allows program providers that include colleges and universities, as well as nonprofit organizations such as The New Teacher Project. The state is commended for structuring its programs to allow a diversity of providers. A good diversity of providers helps all programs, both university- and non-university-based, to improve.
Louisiana recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis.