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Ed Today: Teacher Overproduction, D.C. Mulling New Truancy Punishments

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.25.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

Teacher Pipeline Problem? Stephen Sawchuk looks at the data so you don't have to, and finds that many states are producing more elementary school teachers than they'll need in the future. It's a supply and demand problem. "There is not a tight link the way there is in other countries, where there is a management of access to particular majors in higher education, tied to perceived needs of teachers, and also a national system for getting teachers who have graduated to the hard-to-staff places," one economist told him.

Arizona Immigration Law Faces New Legal Challenge

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Groups opposing Arizona's immigration enforcement law have asked a federal judge to put a stop to a section of the statute that bans t...