Education Report Roundup

Teacher Shortage

By Kathleen Kennedy Manzo — October 01, 2004 1 min read

A summary of “Addressing the Shortage of Teachers in North Carolina” is available online from the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research. (Requires Adobe’s Acrobat Reader.)

North Carolina is facing a critical teacher shortage that could threaten school improvement efforts, according to a report by the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research, based in Raleigh.

The report estimates that some 10,000 new teachers will have to be hired each year through the end of the decade to keep up with demand.

A version of this article appeared in the September 29, 2004 edition of Education Week