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Texas Tech program strives to fill teacher shortage in rural West Texas

A collaboration between Texas Tech and other west Texas institutions strives to fast track aspiring teachers from the area into rural west Texas school districts.

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Tech launches collaboration to address teacher shortage in West Texas

In an effort to provide a long-term solution to the teacher shortage in rural West Texas, Texas Tech's College of Education announced this month that it is establishing a partnership between school districts and post-secondary institutions to recruit and prepare educators for rural classrooms.

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Our view: Tech College of Education tackles key challenge

The College of Education at Texas Tech University has announced plans to tackle a regional challenge that has the potential to grow more pronounced in the years to come – a shortage of qualified teachers in rural communities.

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Texas Tech launches large-scale effort to address teacher talent needs in West Texas

In an effort to provide a long-term, systemic solution to a shortage of high-quality educators in rural West Texas schools, Texas Tech University‘s College of Education is establishing the West Texas Rural Education Partnership – an alliance of West Texas universities, community colleges and school districts that will collaboratively recruit and prepare educators specifically for rural classrooms in the region.

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Texas Tech program strives to fill teacher shortage in rural West Texas

A collaboration between Texas Tech and other west Texas institutions strives to fast track aspiring teachers from the area into rural west Texas school districts.

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Education partnership set to launch

In an effort to provide a long-term, systemic solution to a shortage of high-quality educators in rural West Texas schools, Texas Tech University's College of Education is establishing the West Texas Rural Education Partnership — an alliance of West Texas universities, community colleges, and school districts that will collaboratively recruit and prepare educators specifically for rural classrooms in the region.

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Workforce development ideas can promote teacher talent in rural schools

Michael Hansen, Chair and Director of the Brown Center on Education Policy discusses the need for skilled teachers in rural areas and what districts and institutions can do to solve issues in this field.

Read the full article on the Brookings website

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Investing in Grow Your Own Teacher Programs

Leveraging State-Level Competitive Grants to Promote Quality

Read the full article on the New America website

Learn More About Texas Tech's Historic Dairy Barn

TTU's historic dairy barn

After surviving many years of fires, neglect, and threats of demolition, the iconic Dairy Barn has been renovated and updated into a high-tech meeting space and museum.

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This event is made possible in large part
due to a generous grant from
The Prentice Farrar Brown & Alline Ford Brown Foundation