MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - The struggle to retain teachers and recruit new educators to the profession continues to worsen in Minnesota.
That's according to the Teacher Supply and Demand Report, which is published every two years by the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board. This year's report was released on Jan. 20, and details the employment outlook for licensed teachers and other data about the profession using data during the 2021-2022 school year.
A majority of school districts in Minnesota (84%) are reporting being "somewhat significantly" or "very significantly" impacted by the teacher shortage, while 89% of school districts say they're "somewhat significantly" or "very significantly" impacted by the substitute teacher shortage, the report said. ... Read more