New Data Show School Staffing Shortages Disproportionately Hitting High-Poverty Districts

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Nov 19, 1:00 AM

New Data Show School Staffing Shortages Disproportionately Hitting High-Poverty Districts During Pandemic

During a school year marked by fears of K-12 labor shortages — with nationwide reports of principals driving bus routes, superintendents filling in as substitute teachers and school cafeterias forgoing hot meals due to a lack of workers — a new analysis out of Washington state quantifies the depth of disparities in teacher and staff vacancy rates between high- and low-poverty school systems.

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