Recruitment & Retention
Education news, analysis, and opinion about efforts to hire and keep school and district staff.
Staffing Our Schools
Why schools are struggling to recruit and retain staff and how education leaders can start to solve the problem.
- Recruitment & Retention Opinion Stop Trying to Recruit Black Teachers Until You Can Retain the Ones You HaveSchools are desperate to recruit Black teachers, writes Bettina L. Love. But do they know how to support them and value their work?SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Learn about the impact of staff shortages, changing roles of educators, and how technology supports teachers & students.Recruitment & Retention Opinion It Will Take More Than $60K Salaries to Solve the Teacher ShortageThe American Teacher Act would be a good start, but let's not imagine that it will solve all the problems in the teaching profession.Recruitment & Retention How Many Teachers and Principals Quit in the Pandemic? One State Has AnswersIn North Carolina, the numbers of educators leaving the classroom exceeded new hires.Recruitment & Retention Building the Superintendent Pipeline: Advice From 3 District LeadersCreating a deep pool of talent pays dividends, superintendents say.Recruitment & Retention What the Research Says How to Keep Science Teachers in the Schools That Need Them MostProfessional connections can be key to retaining educators for STEM courses.Recruitment & Retention How Can Schools Keep Educators From Leaving? Teacher Retention Looms Large at SXSW EDUThe pandemic and the charged political climate have intensified the challenges of teacher, principal, and superintendent retention.Recruitment & Retention Why Aren't There More Asian American School Leaders? Here's What We HeardIdeas for making the profession more appealing.Recruitment & Retention Recruiting Asian American School Leaders: Tips From EducatorsEfforts to increase school leadership diversity often overlook Asian American and Pacific Islanders.Recruitment & Retention A District’s Long-Term Investment in Cultivating Future Teachers Is Paying OffEctor County, Texas, saw its teacher vacancy rate drop from 18 percent to 1 percent in less than four years.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Halfway through the current school year, new data confirms that staffing shortages continue to plague the U.S. education system.Recruitment & Retention Recruiters Are Going Grassroots to Fill Vacancies. They Say It's WorkingHighway billboards, direct pleas to parents, and grocery store flyers are among the ways schools are reaching out to potential hires.Recruitment & Retention Is This the Beginning of the Principal Exodus?New data provide evidence that district leaders and policymakers don't want to ignore, experts say.Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center Districts Want More Teachers of Color But Don't Do Enough to Recruit Them, Survey FindsResults from a January survey found that work remains in districts' efforts to recruit more teachers of color. Experts offer advice.Recruitment & Retention The Pandemic Changed Teacher Recruiting. Here's What It Looks Like NowRecruiters' jobs are more complex, requiring them to use in-person, remote, and hybrid job fairs.