Slicher: Maryland program helps with shortage of teachers


In response to the Opinion “Teacher shortage solution has mixed results,” I know, in Maryland, they had a program where you could go to a state college that had a teaching degree program that would offer a tuition-free education (Nov. 12). This program would offer students a tuition-free education in return for two to three years of teaching in the state that offers the program. You had to teach immediately upon graduation. This would help both the students and the state.

If a student did not fulfill their obligation, the student was required to repay the tuition, plus interest.

Bill Slicher


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