The pandemic left school districts begging for substitute teachers to fill urgent, and often unexpected vacancies throughout the school year. A recent study found 35% of districts surveyed were struggling to fill paraprofessional positions.
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More than 1 in 4 full-time teachers are chronically absent from school, according to the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights. The department labels teachers who miss 10 or more days per school year as “chronically absent.” A recent analysis of this data by Education Week found that teacher absenteeism varies from state… Read more »