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Substitute teaching is a ‘tough’ job and Texas can’t find enough of them during the pandemic
Dallas ISD trustees will vote on a pay increase for substitute teachers next month, while other school districts are seeking creative solutions to fill staff shortages, such as recruiting alumni and bus drivers.
Texas educators urge Gov. Greg Abbott to prioritize teachers, school staff for coronavirus vaccine
Superintendents and teacher associations ask that educators be prioritized as front-line workers to receive vaccine doses available for up to 1.4 million Texans beginning mid-December.
National News
School Shutdowns Weigh on Test Results
Analysis from Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessments show that students made average progress in reading and slow progress in math since the beginning of the pandemic.
We Should Be Concerned About the Mental Health of Principals
School leaders experience greater stress as the burden of navigating teacher, student, and family support during these unprecedented times falls on them.
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