Lawmakers Address Utah's Shortage of Teachers

Lawmakers Address Utah's Shortage of Teachers


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(KSL News) Utah lawmakers are drafting proposals aimed at addressing the state's severe teacher shortage.

Proposals include streamlining the relicensing process for teachers, creating scholarships to encourage people to study teaching in college, and sending state money directly to teachers in areas with the most need.

Lawmakers tell the Deseret Morning News education is a sensitive topic, and it needs to be handled carefully.

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