Teacher shortage


Transcript: 08/07/2017: KXRM (FOX) they help shape a child’s future… but now there are fewer of them. the number of people earning their teaching degree has deminished over the past several years, but work is being done to address the issue. issue.as fox 21’s josh egbert shows us, state educators are trying to get ahead of the problem before it becomes a major crisis. the colorado department of higher education hosting the townhall meeting to try and come up with the challenges and potential ons to the lack of teachers in the classroom. in the state of colorado there are 179 public school districts out of those district there are about 3500 job openings that needed to be filled for this upcoming school year. but what exactly is the solution. many ideas have been thrown around but dr. robert mitchell says it comes down to getting those interested in teaching and paying them.sot back in may governor john hickenlooper signed legislation that requires the colorado department of higher education as well as the colorado department of education to jointly develop an action plan to resolve the states educators plan to resolve the develop an action education to jointly colorado well as the higher education as department of colorado that requires the signed legislation hickenlooper governor john back in may sot back in may governor john hickenlooper signed legislation that requires the colorado department of higher education as well as the colorado department of education to jointly develop an action plan to resolve the states educators shortage. they are also looking at what other states are doing to help entice those teachers to come …