Fewer Colorado graduates with education degrees, again

Feb 8, 2016 by

The number of Colorado graduates completing an education degree dropped for the fifth consecutive year, according to the state’s annual report on educator preparation.

The report published by the Colorado Department of Higher Education on Friday reiterates an estimate for “a shortfall of approximately 300 teachers annually throughout Colorado.”

Additional Resources: Alternative Certification?

The number of Colorado residents completing an alternative licensure program has increased by 42 percent over the previous year. In the 2014-15 year there were 816 people completing such a program.


Source: Report: Fewer Colorado graduates with education degrees, again – The Denver Post

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