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.
New York does not place restrictions on the usage or providers of its alternate routes.
New York has broadened the providers of its alternate routes to include nonprofit organizations, ending its limitation that alternate route programs can only be offered by colleges and universities in partnership with local school districts.
The state is commended for having no restrictions on the usage of its alternate routes with regard to subject, grade or geographic areas.
Amended Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, Part 52.21 (b)(3) http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/teachalt.html
New York recognized the factual accuracy of this analysis.