Special Report
Staffing Our Schools

Tackling the School Staffing Crisis

June 29, 2022
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In this second installment, Education Week explores some creative—and emerging—strategies school systems are trying to fill critical job openings when raising salaries is either not possible or not enough. We’ll look at modifying work schedules, expanding the use of contractors and emergency certified teachers, and appealing to employees’ concerns about long commutes and high gas prices.