The Education Cliff

Arizona can't recruit enough qualified teachers or replace the ones that retire. Some teachers leave for salaries up to 75% higher. Can community colleges and other organizations help keep Arizona students from falling off the education cliff? This podcast series is supported by F2 Family Foundation, Rio Salado College, and Intel.

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Episode 4: Teacher Diversity

Countless studies show that students have better educational outcomes when their teachers are more diverse. In a state where it's hard enough to recruit any teachers, finding a teaching force that looks like the student body can be difficult. Some school districts are partnering with educational institutions to grow their own diverse teaching staffs. 

Scott Bourque