Special Education Teacher Shortage, Explained

A girl works on a set of problems at the UIC Assessment Clinic, where students from the MEd Special Education program intern to diagnose potential special education needs.

At the start of the 2014-15 school year, more than 240 special education teacher positions remained unfilled across the city.  WTTW's Chicago Tonight featured how the College's MEd Special Education program is seeking to reverse this trend through a number of scholarship and teacher preparation opportunities.