Why do rural schools struggle to recruit, keep teachers?

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Feb 11, 1:00 AM

Why do rural schools struggle to recruit, keep teachers?

Todd is among a group of lawmakers trying to lure educators to rural schools with new programs that offer stipends, professional development and loan forgiveness to young teachers. The hope is that, with financial support, teachers will see the benefits of working in a small district – such as smaller class sizes and a greater connection with the community – and chose to stay.

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