The Rippling Effects of America’s Teacher Shortage

text by KCSB External News Director

01 May, 2019

A report aiming to capture the magnitude of the US’s teacher shortage was released by the Economic Policy Institute last month. Tine Sloan, an associate teaching professor at the university of California, Santa Barabara, talked to KCSB about the shortage and its causes, as well as how organizations and legislators are working together to address the problem. She ran the university’s teacher education program for twelve years and now serves as a chair on the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. KCSB’s Tianyi Huang interviewed her on the topic.

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