A Think Twice Review of:
Review of Autonomous Schools Can Help Solve the Problem Behind the Teacher Shortage Problem
Think Twice - Jan 17, 2023
Publisher/Think Tank - Public Policy Institute
Author(s) - Tressa Pankovits
A recent report from the Progressive Policy Institute highlights the emergence of widespread teacher staffing shortages. By describing teacher autonomy as a panacea for reversing the problem, however, the report oversimplifies the issue.
Reviewer(s) - Charisse Gulosino, University of Memphis; Hajime Mitani, Rowan University
Charisse Gulosino of the University of Memphis and Hajime Mitani of Rowan University reviewed Autonomous Schools Can Help Solve the Problem Behind the Teacher Shortage Problem and found it to overlook the complexity and nuance of the teacher shortage issue, ignoring the factors that school districts face such as staffing gaps, low pay, and high workloads.