Grammar disputes, Teacher shortages

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An empty classroom at David Ellis Academy in Detroit
In this image made from video, an empty classroom is shown at David Ellis Academy in Detroit, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Mike Householder/AP Photo

School districts around the country are trying to fill teacher vacancies ahead of the academic year. Two education experts share what they think can be done to help ease the teacher shortage. Then, we talk with an author about how to settle of the English language’s great grammar disputes.

Featured in this Show

  • A teacher shortage — and what can be done about it

    School districts around the country are reporting teacher shortages, ahead of schools starting back up in the near future. We talk about what’s happening nationally, and what’s being done to fix the problem in Wisconsin.

  • The grammar doctor is in

    An expert in grammar — and grammar dispute-settling — joins the show to share some of her wisdom, and stories of answering questions about grammar in public.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Tim Slekar Guest
  • Diana Hess Guest
  • Ellen Jovin Guest

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