Build It Up, Buttercup: Keeping Your Applicant Pools Full
Education has a problem.
To replace retiring teachers and keep up with increasing student enrollment, schools will need to hire about 300,000 new teachers every year. But less than 5 percent of high school seniors are interested in education as a major or profession. Clearly, there’s a massive gap between the number of teachers needed to fill our classrooms, and the number of people interested in becoming teachers — and many districts are already feeling the pinch.