Education Schools Working To Close Teacher Gap

Published: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 2:56pm
Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
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On Monday, we heard about a new program in the Denver Public Schools, where novice teachers will spend about half their time in the classroom, and the other half working with a mentor teacher. The goal is to help that district recruit and retain teachers.

A new report finds they’re not producing enough teachers in certain subject areas. But they seem to be working to try to fix that, as well as some other issues. The research was done for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Jacqueline King, an independent consultant, wrote the report. She joined The Show to talk about it.

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