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There aren't enough substitute teachers to step in when coronavirus keeps Texas teachers out of the classroom

Administrators, school staff and uncredentialed stand-ins are being sent into classrooms to cover for teachers who fall ill or have to isolate. But even those improvisations aren't keeping classrooms fully staffed.

Students in Mrs. Cazares' third-grade class on the first day of in-person classes at Highland Village Elementary.

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