Tag Archive: teacher shortage

Apr 17

Higher pay, more respect, better training needed to address substitute teacher shortage, educators say

Higher pay, more respect, better training and clearer expectations would to a long way toward solving the national substitute teacher shortage. At least that’s the opinion of educators who commented this week on a WEAC Facebook post about the national shortage of subs and the challenges that is presenting to schools at all grade levels.

Feb 16

Beloit teachers confront school board over deteriorating student discipline

Beloit teachers banded together last week and took their collective concerns about student discipline to the school board. According to the Beloit Daily News, hundreds of teachers and staff took turns addressing the board, including teacher Dustin Slusser who said high teacher turnover will become the norm if discipline is not restored in the schools.