Closing the Staffing Gap

January 17, 2006 1 min read

In this Education Week Commentary, Antonia Cortese of the American Federation of Teachers and Claus von Zastrow of the Learning First Alliance outline a blueprint for how to get better teachers into hard-to-staff schools.

They propose broad, systemic changes that will simplify bureaucratic hiring processes, improve working conditions and provide more professional support for teachers in high-poverty, low-performing schools.

What do you think is the best way to achieve this goal?

A version of this news article first appeared in the TalkBack blog.