Coronavirus pandemic worsens the Kansas teacher shortage
October 23, 2020
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' teacher shortage finally shows signs of shrinking.
But districts still can't find enough educators to keep schools running under coronavirus safety demands.
"We were through the worst of it before all this happened," said Mischel Miller, the director of teacher licensure at the Kansas State Department of Education.
Kansas News Service reports that new state data give schools plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the shrinking teacher shortage. Desperately needed special education teachers are finally showing up. More teachers are moving to Kansas than are l...