Paying students to serve lunches. Bringing retired teachers back to the classroom. Hiring bus drivers for janitorial duties. Across the country, these are some of the short-term solutions to a nationwide shortage of school staff. to.pbs.org/3oOGp7e
By the end of this current calendar year, according to a survey from RAND, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization, nearly one in four teachers surveyed in early 2021 said they were likely to quit their jobs and be out of the classroom.