the ROME . Emergency support in Italy. Almost half of the teachers in service this year are alternates. A record that in the northern regions assumes proportions embarrassing. Because of the chronic shortage of specialists of the sector, to the North adds to the exodus into the southern regions of the thousands of teachers who in September took advantage of the temporary Assignments (assignments of only one year, even in another region) to be closer to home. Leaving vacant a large number of professorships, which are entrusted to deputies. To become aware of the precariousness of an organic, constantly increase in pupils and parents forced to attend each year and, in some cases even several times within the same year, the ballet of the teachers. A disaster that will be one of the first problems to confront the new minister of Education, Lucy Jay, when you shall sit in the throne the most important of viale Trastevere.