Education Week http://tspr.org en Too Many Teachers, Not Enough Jobs http://tspr.org/post/too-many-teachers-not-enough-jobs <p>Illinois faces a teacher problem - not from having too few, but too many.</p><p>A new report shows that during the 2010 school year, nearly 10,000 Illinois college grads earned elementary education degrees. But there were just 1,000 job openings.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The author of the report is Education Week's Stephen Sawchuk, who said &nbsp;universities are responding by counseling education students. The sessions offer advice and work as a filter.</p><p>““We don't have a bar exam for teachers like the way we do in law,” Sawchuk said.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:15:31 +0000 Illinois Public Radio 28342 at http://tspr.org Too Many Teachers, Not Enough Jobs