Teacher shortages persist as barriers to educational equity for students in Arkansas.
The rise of the
More than 40% of teachers leave the profession within five years. Turnover rates are higher in schools serving minorities. 1
Teachers impact on
Nearly a third of teachers (31.5 percent) do not have an education background in their subject of main assignment. 2
The effect of
A student with 3 years of ineffective education most likely will never catch up with their peers. 3
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Shequil Jones (2019) 5th Grade Elementary, Pine Bluff, AR
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