Where Have All the Teachers Gone?

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School districts around the country are facing a shortage of teachers just as classes are about to begin. The changing economy, low pay and disputes about education reform are some of the reasons. What will it take to improve the prospects for a profession that’s vital to prosperity and democracy?

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Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Evan George, Andrea Brody