COVID-19 pandemic worsens hiring woes at Illinois schools, with 88% of districts reporting teacher shortages in new survey | #teacher | #children | #kids

CHICAGO — Nearly 90% of Illinois school districts statewide are struggling with an alarming teacher shortage that has reached a crisis level during the COVID-19 pandemic, officials with an organization of regional superintendents said Tuesday. The escalating statewide teacher shortage, which officials said is expected to worsen in the coming…

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