We need more qualified teachers in the United States. This book offers some ideas on how to address this serious issue.
Here’s the publisher’s description for the book Who’s Teaching Your Children?, by Vivian Troen and Katherine C. Boles:
The shortage of qualified teachers in our nation’s classrooms is critical, and it is getting worse. This thought-provoking book reveals the reasons for the crisis and offers concrete, affordable solutions.
Vivian Troen and Katherine C. Boles cofounded the Learning/Teaching Collaborative, one of the country’s first professional development schools, and Trilemma Solutions, an educational consultancy. Boles is currently a lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Troen is implementing professional development school initiatives at Brandeis University.