Opinion: Higher pay will not solve Texas teacher shortage

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Houston Chronicle

Apr 16, 12:00 AM

Opinion: Higher pay will not solve Texas teacher shortage

The plan recently unveiled by Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., for the largest federal investment in teacher salaries in U.S. history to solve the perennial teacher shortage has particular relevance for Texas. With some 80,000 new students entering the public school system each year, the state is hard pressed to find enough teachers to staff its classrooms.

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