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  • What's behind the teacher shortage in US schools?

    Nancy Latham standing outdoors in front of a small tree wearing a jacket and scarf

    The teacher shortages plaguing primary and secondary schools in the U.S. could be game-changers for people entering the field by boosting salaries and improving benefits and working conditions, said Nancy Latham, the executive director of the Council on Teacher Education and an associate dean in the College of Education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

    Photo by Jeremiah Cox


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  • Editor’s note:   To contact Nancy Latham, call 217-330-8192; email