public education funding

An Austin-area school district is struggling to find teachers, so it’s going to train its own

It’s a familiar story across the country, fewer people want to be public school teachers. Teacher shortages escalated from crisis to catastrophe in the wake of the pandemic. But the number of people interested in the profession has been trending down for more than a decade. KUT’s Becky Fogel reports on one Central Texas district that’s trying to turn around that trend by creating its own pipeline of future teachers.

KUT Morning Newscast for October 20, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 20, 2023. Record temperatures today. Austin Convention Center overhaul. Public education funding plan. Early voting locations. Georgetown bonds. Little Amal.