U.S. Seeks More Math and Science Teachers

A school districts across the country continue to grapple with teacher shortages, some are experimenting with incentive programs to attract more qualified math and science teachers.

December 31, 2008

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U.S. Seeks More Math and Science Teachers

School districts across the country are experimenting with incentive programs to attract science and math teachers.

U.S. schools will need 200,000 or more new teachers in science and math, according to estimates by such groups as the Business-Higher Education Forum in Washington.

Many districts are already facing shortages. In at least 10 states, fewer than six out of 10 middle-school science teachers were certified when the Council of Chief School Officers compiled a report last year.

Source:  TheChristian Science Monitor,Wanted: More Science and Math Teachers in US

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