18 May Washington Post: Teacher shortages are especially acute in rural areas. Here’s one solution in Colorado.
A recent report by the nonprofit Learning Policy Institute in California found that longstanding teacher shortages were becoming more acute in some states, and that teacher education enrollment has been dropping significantly in recent years. Colorado is one of those states with a big problem — especially in its rural areas. In fact, the state government earlier this year allocated $300,000 for programs designed to attack this problem in rural areas.Read more