Attracting School Teachers

Kentucky’s largest school system has teamed up with the University of Louisville to start a teacher residency program, officials said.The program, aimed at combating teacher shortages, would allow people who received a degree in a field other than education to get a master’s degree from U of L while shadowing an experienced teacher at Jefferson County Public Schools, the Courier Journal reported.In exchange, participants would commit to teaching in one of the district’s lowest-performing schools for five years.

Source: MG News

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