Recruitment & Retention
Education news, analysis, and opinion about efforts to hire and keep school and district staff.
- Recruitment & Retention Opinion What a Birthday Card Says About How Your School Is RunDistrict and school culture doesn’t just happen. It starts with who and what a leader recognizes—or doesn’t.Recruitment & Retention 4 Steps to Building Your Own School Staffing PipelineHere's some creative ways to get around the staff shortage that's plagued many schools.Recruitment & Retention Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Staffing Shortages?Answer 7 questions to see what you know about staffing shortages.Recruitment & Retention How One Principal Has Dodged the Staffing ShortageA high school principal in Polk County, Fla., has developed his own talent pipeline that helps avoid staffing issues.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.How you can retain top talent, increase productivity, and improve culture to close the teacher experience gap at your school.Recruitment & Retention School Support Staffers Don't Make a Living Wage. Here's a Comparison by StateThe average full-time paraprofessional or other support worker makes $32,837 a year, a National Education Association analysis finds.Recruitment & Retention The Pool of Future Teachers Is Dwindling. Can It Be Refilled?A look at Oklahoma's efforts to replenish its teacher pipeline.Recruitment & Retention Teachers Are Quitting Midyear. It's Leaving Some Schools in the LurchPandemic-related burnout may be driving higher numbers of teachers to resign in the middle of the school year.Recruitment & Retention Can Cushy Perks Keep Superintendents From Quitting?Recent contracts aim to keep big-city superintendents with provisions like eye-popping salaries, sabbaticals, and retirement contributions.Recruitment & Retention 'How Bad Could It Get?' State and District Leaders Work to Combat Teacher ShortagesPolicymakers are working to strengthen the teaching pipeline as district leaders report unfilled vacancies.Recruitment & Retention After-School Programs Are Low on Staff, Leaving Students Unsupervised and UnderservedPrograms for students after the school day ends are shutting down or consolidating as the widespread K-12 staff shortage crisis continues.Recruitment & Retention Vision, Your House in Order, and an Extra $20K: What It Now Takes to Hire a SuperintendentHere are six things school boards need to know about today's volatile—and competitive—job market for superintendents.Recruitment & Retention 5 Reasons School Employees Are Getting Hefty Raises This YearConcerns about staffing, pressure from competitors, and worsening working conditions in schools are among the factors driving wages up.Recruitment & Retention Districts Are Raising Wages to Fix Shortages. Is It Sustainable?Staff shortages have pushed districts to increase pay. But some might have to cut programs or staff to make higher wages permanent.