Friday, May 29, 2009

How about hiring our own citizens who have no jobs??? Tax payer bucks to go overseas to hire???

Are America's graduate schools so full of taxpayer funded foreign students, that there's no need to encourage our own students to advance their education?

Birmingham school administrators trek to Philippines to find math, science teachers

Jeff Loper moves a pallet of "Properites of Matter" kits for the Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative program from a warehouse where such materials are stored and refurbished in Pelham. Birmingham city schools officials have traveled overseas to find qualified teachers to fill math and science positions in the coming year.
Four Birmingham city school administrators returned this week from a week-long teacher recruitment trip to the Philippines, where they interviewed 89 potential math and science teachers.