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Preparing and Retaining Effective Special Education Teachers: Short-Term Strategies for Long-Term Solutions

Preparing and Retaining Effective Special Education Teachers: Short-Term Strategies for Long-Term Solutions

This brief for policymakers, preparation providers, and state and district administrators offers a high-level overview of evidence-based short-term strategies that complement longer-term, systemic solutions to special education teacher shortages. It includes an overview of research, talking points, and recommendations.

 

Teacher Shortage Solutions Toolkit from Learning Policy Institute

Teacher Shortage Solutions Toolkit from Learning Policy Institute

A one-stop shop for research, talking points, strategies, interactive maps, and costing tools for exploring and addressing ongoing teacher shortages in the U.S., the Toolkit also includes a specialized section on special education teacher shortages. This section, developed with the GTL Center and CEEDAR Center, is a great starting point for developing a full understanding of special education teacher shortages.