Tag: Arizona teacher shortage

How Bad is Arizona’s Teacher Shortage?

| July 22, 2015
How Bad is Arizona’s Teacher Shortage?

By Phil Latzman • 91.5 KJZZ Summer break is winding down and students will soon return to the classrooms. But will there be enough teachers to educate Arizona’s estimated 1.1 million public school students? Education experts say the answer is no. “There are far too many classrooms in Arizona that won’t have a full-time teacher […]

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School administrators scrambling, again, to hire teachers as school year looms

| July 22, 2015
School administrators scrambling, again, to hire teachers as school year looms

By  Jamie Cochran • Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Arizona officials say there are at least 1,000 vacant teacher positions to fill, with just weeks left until the school year starts around the state. It’s not the first time school districts have found themselves scrambling to hire teachers in Arizona, where officials say low salaries, lack of support […]

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Teacher shortage pinches AZ pipeline for district leaders

| July 8, 2015
Teacher shortage pinches AZ pipeline for district leaders

By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service • AZEDNEWS Teachers aren’t the only educational leaders in short supply in Arizona. School district superintendents are, too. About 47 of Arizona’s 225 public school districts, or about 20 percent, will have a new leader for the school year starting in August and more than half of […]

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