Local | May 22, 2017

Training overhaul aimed at big IPS shortfall: Just 1 in 4 student teachers stick around.

Seventy-four student teachers trained in Indianapolis Public Schools last year. But just 17 of those freshly minted educators were hired by the district after they graduated.  In a district where some schools struggle to hire enough teachers, that gap is a problem.  That’s why IPS is revamping teacher training to give student teachers more time in the classroom and attract new educators to the district.  “We really need […]