Despite a $6,100 teacher pay raise this spring, school districts report that they're starting the new academic year with nearly 500 teaching vacancies.
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August 14, 2018
August 03, 2018
Denver is testing a strategy for preparing new teachers: having them serve for a year as "associate teachers" in highly rated, high-poverty schools.
June 22, 2018
A program that lets retired teachers keep working while collecting retirement benefits is set to expire at the end of the month.
April 17, 2018
Facing a teacher shortage, South Carolina's department of education buys a half-million-dollars worth of TV and Internet ads to attract new teachers to the profession. Will it work?
April 09, 2018
Miami is the latest in a long list of cities looking for ways to provide affordable housing for teachers.
March 28, 2018
A government report found that 63 percent of TEACH grant recipients were forced to repay the money as an unsubsidized loan.
March 22, 2018
A new analysis by an education think tank found that only certain financial incentives work to improve teacher diversity.
February 28, 2018
Too few states are using data to determine if their supply of teachers is meeting the demand of school districts, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality.
January 05, 2018
The state looks to military families to solve its growing teacher shortage.
December 14, 2017
Pinpointing exactly where teachers are needed has not been a priority for most states, according to a new report.