Special Report: Getting & Keeping Good Teachers

From offering child care to building tiny homes, districts are trying out a variety of ways to recruit teachers and keep them around.


Special Report: Getting & Keeping Good Teachers

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There may not be an overall national shortage of teachers, but shortages persist in certain specialty areas. And filling diversity gaps is a perennial struggle.
January 24, 2018 – Education Week

A handful of school districts are hoping to boost their efforts to retain and recruit teachers by providing child-care for their educators.
January 24, 2018 – Education Week

The Guilford County, N.C., district is one of a handful of districts nationwide that recruit, train, and license teachers for STEM classes.
January 24, 2018 – Education Week

Angel Magana faces many hurdles in his quest to become a teacher. Luckily, he has a small army of supporters to help him and other young Latinos.
January 24, 2018 – Education Week

It's not all about paperwork, hard-to-manage students, and prickly parents.
January 24, 2018 – Education Week

Education Week asked special educators on Twitter to share their thoughts on what keeps them in the classroom and what drives them away.
January 24, 2018 – Education Week

A growing number of districts are using housing incentives to recruit teachers, but there is not yet proof that it works—or that it's good policy.
January 24, 2018 – Education Week

In a bid to recruit and keep teachers, some school districts are getting creative about developing affordable housing options for educators.
January 24, 2018 – Education Week

Ingenuity and hard work are required to find teachers willing to work in the 18 percent of U.S. districts that are considered to be both remote and rural. And then administrators have to persuade them to stick around.
January 24, 2018 – Education Week

See an interactive map of districts that are considered to be both remote and rural by the U.S. Census Bureau.
January 24, 2018 – Education Week

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