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Recruitment & Retention How Bad Is the Teacher Shortage? What Two New Studies Say
Despite alarming headlines, no real-time data on shortages is available. But the labor market has shrunk, and turnover is ticking up.
Recruitment & Retention Here's How the White House Is Tackling Teacher Shortages
Jill Biden helped roll out the administration's three-part plan, which underscores recruitment, higher pay, and hands-on training.
Recruitment & Retention Letter to the Editor Let’s Think About How to Prevent Teacher Shortages
We need to hold the career of teaching in higher esteem, writes an educator in this letter to the editor.
Federal Q&A U.S. Education Secretary Cardona: How to Fix Teacher Shortages, Create Safe Schools
In an exclusive interview with Education Week, the secretary looks ahead to the challenges of this school year.
School & District Management Lacking Bus Drivers, Schools Make Tough Calls on Transportation
Three districts talk about how they've had to revise their transportation plans this school year and get the message to families.
Recruitment & Retention Opinion When It Comes to the Teacher Shortage, Who's Abandoning Whom?
Are teachers really leaving the school system or just an archaic model that we should all leave behind?
Recruitment & Retention A Dallas Principal Lost a Fifth of Her Teachers. Can She Hire Enough by the First Day?
Principal Rocio Gardea sat at a folding table near the front of the auditorium, shuffling her papers. The pressure was on.
Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center How Many Teachers Are Retiring or Quitting? Not as Many as You Might Think
An EdWeek Research Center survey found that teacher resignations in the year leading up to August 2022 were only slightly above 2019.
Recruitment & Retention What It Will Take to Recruit Teachers in a Tough Job Market
Job seekers have the upper hand right now. How schools are trying to meet their demands.
Teacher Preparation States Crack Open the Door to Teachers Without College Degrees
Citing vacancies, Florida now permits military veterans without a degree to teach, and Arizona will allow educators still in college.
Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center The Outlook Is Bad for School Hiring This Fall
A survey shows most schools aren't getting enough teacher, bus driver, paraprofessional, and other job candidates.
Teaching Profession How to Solve Teacher Shortages, and 3 Other Takeaways From the AFT Convention
From testing and community schools to safety and climate change, the union's delegates tackled a ton of education and policy challenges.
Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center After-School Programs Face Perfect Storm of Staffing and Funding Problems, Survey Finds
Staffing shortages come at a critical time, as schools are looking for more assistance helping students recover academically.