New LPI Blog on The Federal Role in Tackling Teacher Shortages

March 01, 2022

The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) has released a great new blog: “The Federal Role in Tackling Teacher Shortages”. The piece discusses existing federal tools – created in a bipartisan manner – to support the teacher workforce, such as comprehensive educator preparation programs and service-related grant and loan programs, could be deployed to help tackle teacher shortages. 

The blog concludes with a discussion of how pending federal funding and social safety net bills could mark the start of deeper federal investment in the teacher pipeline. It is the final piece of a three-part series “Solving Teacher Shortages”. Most notably for superintendents, part one focused on What Can State and Districts Do