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Kansas Struggles With Record-Breaking Teacher Shortage

With more than 450 positions open, Kansas is scrambling to find willing educators to staff its increasingly resource-strapped public schools for some of the lowest pay in the country.

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With more than 450 positions open, Kansas is scrambling to find willing educators to staff its increasingly resource-strapped public schools for some of the lowest pay in the country. The teacher shortage, superintendents say, is “self-inflicted” and comes as teacher morale lowers due to decreased job protections and antagonism from state lawmakers. (Huffington Post)

 

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