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.
North Carolina does not limit the usage or providers of its alternate route.
North Carolina is commended for having no restrictions on the usage of its alternate route with regard to subject, grade or geographic areas.
North Carolina authorizes school systems, community colleges and colleges/universities to implement alternate route programs.
16 NCAC 06C .0305
Further encourage diversity of alternate route providers.
North Carolina should allow qualified nonprofit organizations to offer alternate route programs, in addition to school districts and institutions of higher education. A good diversity of providers helps all programs, both university- and non-university-based, to improve.
North Carolina recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis.