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School Districts Face Teacher Shortage

School Districts Face Teacher Shortage

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Northeast Nebraska Schools are beginning classes for students this week.  Several rural districts have had trouble finding qualified applicants for open positions, but  Randy Anderson, superintendent for the newly consolidated Hartington-Newcastle district and the Crofton district says their openings are filled…

 

Anderson says they have had good response to the openings they have had…

 

Unlike many other rural districts, Anderson says the beginning pay for teachers is competitive and the district turnover rate is low…

 

Classes for Hartington-Newcastle and Crofton students begin this Thursday.

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