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How Many Job Openings Are There in Public Schools and Universities?
See how many unfilled jobs there are in public schools and universities, and how the number of open positions has grown over the last decade.
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Recruitment & Retention Foreign Language Teachers Are in Short Supply. How to Find, Attract, and Retain Them
Start with competitive pay and respect for their unique skills, an expert says.
Caitlynn Peetz, November 22, 2022
4 min read
A Cobb County School bus moves on street Friday, March 13, 2020, in Kennesaw, Ga.
A Cobb County School bus moves on street Friday, March 13, 2020, in Kennesaw, Ga.
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Recruitment & Retention Video One District’s Transformative Solution to Its Staffing Shortage
A suburban Virginia school district overhauled its hiring process, enabling it to address a bus driver and teacher shortfall simultaneously.
Jaclyn Borowski , November 16, 2022
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Recruitment & Retention Opinion How My District Overcame Our Dire Bus Driver Shortage
Now, the district is applying the lessons to support staff in classrooms and cafeterias, writes Superintendent Mervin B. Daugherty
Mervin B. Daugherty, November 10, 2022
5 min read
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Gabriela Muriente teaches her third grade class at Bailey’s Upper Elementary School in Falls Church, Va., on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022.
Gabriela Muriente, who moved from Puerto Rico to teach in the mainland United States, leads her 3rd grade Spanish immersion class at Bailey’s Upper Elementary School in Falls Church, Va., earlier this month.
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Recruitment & Retention School Districts Look Overseas to Fill Teacher Shortages
District leaders say tapping into a teacher pipeline beyond the mainland U.S. is vital.
Elizabeth Heubeck, October 21, 2022
7 min read
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Photo of job section in newspaper.
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Recruitment & Retention 5 Strategies States Are Using to Fill Teacher Shortages
After months of scrambling, states have settled on a handful of practices. But experts say some could weaken the quality of teaching.
Madeline Will, October 17, 2022
6 min read
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Recruitment & Retention Schools Are Still Understaffed. Here's How Hard-Pressed Principals Are Responding
Filling hard-to-staff vacancies takes time away from other tasks for principals juggling a multitude of responsibilities.
Denisa R. Superville, October 13, 2022
9 min read
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Recruitment & Retention Could Retired Teachers Be the Answer to Shortages? It's Complicated
Some hard-pressed states are letting retired teachers "double dip" and collect their pension on top of a new salary.
Madeline Will, October 11, 2022
6 min read
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Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center Schools’ Staffing Challenges Persist in New Year
Schools are still struggling to fill special education and other positions as the school year gets underway.
Caitlynn Peetz, October 5, 2022
4 min read
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Recruitment & Retention Schools Struggle to Hire Mental Health Workers. New Federal Grants Might Help
Schools have long struggled to hire enough psychologists, social workers, and counselors. The pandemic made the need even more urgent.
Evie Blad, October 3, 2022
5 min read
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Recruitment & Retention Q&A They Recruited 100,000 STEM Teachers. Now They’re Setting Their Sights Even Higher
The national nonprofit 100Kin10 has a new name and a new goal.
Madeline Will, September 27, 2022
8 min read
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Recruitment & Retention What to Say—and Do—to Recruit Top Talent for Your Schools
Effective communication throughout the recruitment process can elevate an employer in the eyes of a job candidate.
Elizabeth Heubeck, September 26, 2022
6 min read
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Teaching Profession What Teachers of Color Say Will Actually Work to Diversify the Profession
In a new survey, teachers of color pick the most effective recruitment and retention strategies.
Madeline Will, September 20, 2022
6 min read