Arkansas educators looking to teach online can teach in our partner schools across the country over livestreamed video. If you have a standard or professional license in Arkansas, Proximity Learning can support you through the license reciprocity process to work in states where this is required.
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The teacher shortage crisis in Arkansas further highlights equity issues. Vacancies are concentrated in the Southern and Delta-regions of Arkansas where students are already underserved. THV11 reports that districts face hundreds of vacancies every year. '"We can fill a vacancy, but are we filling the vacancy with the best prepare candidates?" Little Rock Superintendent Jermall Wright said. "Especially in the area of math and science and special ed."'
The lack of qualified teachers in the area exacerbates the problem. According to TNTP, “Statewide, 30 districts have a workforce that includes at least 10% uncertified teachers. Of those, seven districts have more than 30% uncertified teachers, and in two districts—Helena-West Helena and Forrest City—more than half of teachers are uncertified.” These students are being taught by underqualified instructors.
Teacher Shortage reports claim, "Based on news and state reports, we estimate that there are at least 55,000 vacant teacher positions in the United States."
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