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Consider This Boston: MA's Introduction of Emergency Teacher Licensing Has Led To More Diversity In Teachers06:55


When schools went remote last year, one of the challenges facing Massachusetts state education officials was making sure the process of bringing new teachers into the profession didn’t come to a halt. To prevent this, Massachusetts began issuing emergency teaching licenses. WBUR host Paris Alston speaks with WBUR education reporter Carrie Jung about some unexpected benefits to the process.

This segment aired on March 25, 2021.

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