Are Teacher Shortages Worse Than We Thought?

| March 26, 2019

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The teacher shortage is "worse than we thought," researchers conclude in a new analysis of federal data. The study, published by the union-backed think tank Economic Policy Institute, argues that when indicators of teacher quality are considered—like experience, certification, and training—the teacher shortage is even more acute than previously estimated. This hits high-poverty schools the hardest, the study's authors say. However, other researchers have pushed back against the idea of a national teacher shortage, arguing that shortages are localized and concentrated in certain subjects, like special education and high school math and science.

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Since its foundation, ICEMD has been a reference for training in the most advanced disciplines of new marketing: Relationship Marketing, Direct and Digital Communication, Electronic Commerce and Customer Contact Center. The Institute was founded in 1995, with ESIC and ADIGITAL as co-founders, and was a pioneer in developing the first digital marketing and e-commerce programs in our country. It is also at ICEMD that new forms of teaching were forged, such as the use of virtual classrooms or the large-scale launch of e-learning in the disciplines of new marketing.

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