Reducing Arizona's Teacher Shortage — From The Perspective Of A Teacher's College

Published: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 4:06pm
Updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 7:50am

Gov. Doug Ducey last week announced the Arizona Teachers’ Academy.  It promises free tuition at the state’s public universities for every year teachers teach in Arizona, and is meant to try to close the teacher shortage the state has had for the past several years.

But in fact, in 2006, Arizona adopted a similar program, which is now called the Arizona Teacher Student Loan Program.

With me to talk about how to deal with the shortage, is Carole Basile, dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teacher’s College at ASU.

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