In the news: EdSurge article highlights Next Education Workforce
An article in EdSurge addresses a new Arizona law that makes it easier for people to work in schools as educators before they are certified. The law has drawn fire from many quarters. Opponents argue that it lowers standards in a state already known for low per-pupil spending and poor educational outcomes. Proponents argue that it is necessary in a state suffering from a severe teacher shortage.
ASU’s Brent Maddin, executive director of the Next Education Workforce initiative, is quoted at length under the subhed: “Addressing the root problem.”