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.
Maryland does not limit the usage or providers of its alternate route programs.
Maryland is commended for having no restrictions on the usage of its alternate route programs with regard to subject, grade or geographic areas.
Maryland sets out coursework requirements in clock hours and allows for a diversity of program providers, authorizing colleges, universities, school districts and nonprofits organizations, such as The New Teacher Project and Teach For America, to operate programs.
Maryland Rule 13A.12.01.07
Maryland recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis.