# Teacher shortage
NH Teacher Shortage Committee Releases Split Decision Report
CONCORD — Much like the Supreme Court’s split decision on gerrymandering this week, there was also a split decision on a two-year-in-the-making legislative report on teacher shortages in the state.
The Impact of "Outdated" Teaching Methods on Teacher Retention
The exodus of teachers from the profession has reached concerning levels. Nearly 16% of teachers leave the field each year, with over 44% exiting within their first five years of teaching. While many factors contribute to teacher burnout, outdated and ineffective teaching methods are a major driver pushing teachers out the door.
Rising Concerns as Students Face Challenges Amidst School Attendance Issues and Teacher Shortages
This post includes content assisted by AI. In a concerning trend, a growing number of scholars are passing difficulties attending academy regularly due to a combination of factors, including habitual absenteeism and a shortage of teachers. According to recent reports from Fortune, the educational situation is grapping with the impact of learners missing academy, which has been aggravated by the ongoing schoolteacher shortage crisis.
Why Teachers Are Leaving: The Crucial Need for Professional Development
The nationwide teacher shortage is reaching a crisis point, with school districts struggling to fill vacancies and retain quality educators. While factors like low salaries and lack of resources are often cited, a major yet overlooked reason driving teachers to quit is inadequate professional development. Without ongoing training and support, teachers become frustrated and leave the profession. Providing continuous learning opportunities is essential to stem attrition rates and nurture great teachers.
4 Day School Week for Teacher Shortage
The teacher shortage that is affecting hundreds of school districts is bringing changes to the education paradigm. The trend to a 4 day week is being touted as a solution, with longer days in school and an extra day off every week.
Illinois Braces for Education Calamity as Teacher Shortage Worsens
Seventy six percent of school districts reported problems with staffing shortages. The state of Illinois is on the brink of an educational catastrophe as the teacher shortage crisis deepens, leaving school districts struggling to fill vital positions. In the wake of the ongoing pandemic, the dearth of qualified educators is intensifying, especially in crucial areas such as special education and bilingual instruction.
Education Emergency: High School Classes in Franklin at Risk Due to Teacher Shortage
The city of Franklin is having trouble filling teaching positions as the new school year gets underway, which is taxing its resources and forcing a change in how education is provided.
Berks State Representative Advocates for Bill Permitting Non-Citizens to Teach in Public Schools
In an impassioned effort, Berks State Representative Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz has been at the forefront of pushing for legislation that would allow non-U.S. citizens to teach in Pennsylvania's public schools. The bill, known as Bill 1067, would open doors for immigrant teachers holding valid visas or work permits, leveraging their skills and expertise in the classroom.
Teacher Shortage Challenge Persists: Prince William County Schools Start Year with Over 300 Vacancies
As Prince William County's school year approaches, the district is making significant strides in hiring but still faces a daunting challenge with over 300 teacher vacancies spread throughout the educational system. Although the situation shows improvement compared to the previous year, there's a pressing need to fill these positions and ensure a smooth start to the academic year.
The impact of the teacher shortage in Washington State
The teacher shortage in Washington State has significantly impacted the education system and the students. With a lack of qualified teachers, classrooms are becoming overcrowded, resulting in a decrease in personalized attention and support for students.
DougCo schools grapple with teacher shortage and bus challenges as school starts
(Castle Rock, CO) Students across Douglas County were among the first in the Denver metro area to return to school this week. Yet, many may find their teachers still need to be determined or their classes larger than usual.
Jacksonville State University's Scholarship Program Addresses Alabama's Teacher Shortage
Alabama, like many other regions, is grappling with a significant shortage of teachers in its classrooms. The state estimated a deficit of 1,500 teachers when the school year began last fall. Low salaries and burnout have driven passionate educators away from their careers, exacerbating the national teacher shortage crisis. In response to this pressing issue, Jacksonville State University (JSU) is taking proactive measures to combat the teacher shortage by introducing a new scholarship program.
Arizona School District Turns to Tiny Homes to Tackle Teacher Shortage
In an effort to address the severe shortage of educators, a school district in Arizona is taking an innovative approach by constructing tiny homes for teachers. The Chino Valley Unified School District is utilizing federal funds to build ten studio units, each spanning 400 square feet, on a vacant lot near an elementary school. These affordable homes, expected to be completed by early fall, aim to provide transitional housing and attract teachers to the district amidst competition nationwide.
Cancer -Stricken Teacher Covers Cost of Substitute as School District Lay Desolate
A local community came together for an elementary school teacher to show their compassion as she acted out of desperation in a situation where her health became more important than the job she held close to her heart.
Special education complaints rise, DougCo nonprofit can help
(Castle Rock, CO) The Arc Arapahoe, Douglas, and Elbert counties, a nonprofit advocacy group for children and adults with disabilities, wants families to know they can come to Arc for free support.
5 Ways Maine is Tackling its Teacher Shortage
ClassroomPhoto byPhoto by Kenny Eliason on UnsplashonUnsplash. Maine is currently facing a teacher shortage, with many schools struggling to fill open positions. In response, the state is working to attract new teachers to the profession and retain the ones it already has. From offering financial incentives to promoting the state's quality of life, Maine is taking a multifaceted approach to addressing the teacher shortage. In this article, we'll explore some of the efforts being made to attract new teachers to Maine.
Henrico County Public Schools paying substitutes more because of teacher shortage
Henrico County Public Schools are recruiting substitute teachers and giving them an incentive because of the teacher shortage. The county is offering to pay substitute teachers more than they have been paid in the past, according to WRIC and WTVR, two local television stations in Richmond, Virginia.
Sumner County Schools Announces Free Teacher Certification Program
Residents with a bachelor's degree are eligible for free certification in certain fields. Officials with Sumner County Schools have announced that area residents who possess a bachelor's degree could be eligible for a free master's degree and teacher certification. The program is offered as a way to address a growing shortage of qualified teacher candidates. It is a part of the State of Tennessee's "Grow Your Own" initiative, designed to allow local school districts flexibility in identifying and certifying teacher candidates.