Here, Olga Block, co-founder of Basis School, Inc. (one of Spellings's favorite corporate welfare schools), offers her part of the script, followed by the Secretary's thoughtful and un-rehearsed response. From the Arizona Republic:
Olga Block, also of BASIS, added that math and science teachers are hard to find. Most people in those subjects enter lucrative business professions, not education.
She suggested courting teachers from overseas to the fill the void. Right now, work visas are expensive and difficult to secure for K-12 teachers. That idea intrigued Spellings. "I'm going to investigate that," Spellings said.