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Few educational issues receive more attention than the need to ensure that all elementary and secondary classrooms are staffed with qualified teachers.
A rash of studies, commissions and national reports announce that we are on the precipice of a severe teacher shortage. These shortfalls, we are told, are due primarily to two demographic trends - increasing student enrollment and the retirement of a graying teaching force.
Ingersoll, R. (2002). Holes in the Teacher Supply Bucket. Retrieved from http://repository.upenn.edu/gse_pubs/128
Date Posted: 22 October 2007