Monday, April 25, 2016

'Some places have shortages of teachers, others have surpluses'

"Alarm bells are sounding about teacher shortages across the country," including Oklahoma, Jill Barshay writes today for The Hechinger Report ("Cries about national teacher shortages might be overblown").
But a September 2015 report by the American Institutes for Research (AIR), a nonprofit research firm, found that demand was outstripping supply by less than 1 percent throughout the state. Shortages were found in only three regions of Oklahoma; in the central part of the state, the researchers predicted a surplus of teachers next year.

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