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Congressional Hearing: Tackling Teacher Shortages

Why Black Women Teachers Leave and What Can Be Done About it

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Location: Washington, DC 20515

Teacher shortages were a concern in the United States even before the pandemic, but, since the pandemic hit the country, they have become even more widespread. Experts discuss this concern and how it can be addressed in this Congressional hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies subcommittee.


Lindsey Burke, Director of the Center for Education Policy, Heritage Foundation

Desiree Carver-Thomas, Researcher and Policy Analyst, Learning Policy Institute

Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers

Jane West, Education Policy Consultant