If you’re going to make a list of difficult jobs, School teachers probably would be near the top of most people’s list. Low pay, Stressful working conditions and a lot of responsibility make teaching not the most attractive profession in today’s job market. Wisconsin teacher preparation classes saw a 37% decline in enrollment between 2011 and 2016. Now the University of Wisconsin Department of Education is proposing a new loan forgiveness program, called the Teacher’s Pledge, to help keep teachers in Wisconsin. Diana Hess, Dean of the UW-Madison School of Education, the Karen A. Falk Distinguished Chair in Education, and a former high school teacher joined Monday Buzz host Brian Standing on August 24, 2020.