teacher shortage

Ohio Statehouse education committee heads could predict priorities for state

BY: - February 7, 2023

As cosponsors of specific legislation related to education, the newly appointed members of Ohio’s General Assembly committees on education could spell out the future of education policy in the state. Newly appointed members of education committees in the Ohio Statehouse have pushed bills to overhaul the state board of education, more private school subsidies with […]


Want more teachers? Start valuing education

BY: - January 9, 2023

By Rebekah Entralgo and Bella DeVaan  School districts across the country are facing a historic number of teacher vacancies — an estimated 300,000, according to the National Education Association, the largest U.S. teachers union. Some states are particularly hard hit, with approximately 2,000 empty positions in Illinois and Arizona, 3,000 in Nevada, and 9,000 in Florida. How are political leaders responding? A number of rural […]

Governor signs bill with aims to help teacher shortage in Ohio

BY: - January 6, 2023

A bill signed Thursday by Gov. Mike DeWine could help with the teacher shortage being experienced statewide in Ohio. House Bill 554, a bill authored by state Reps. Mary Lightbody, D-Westerville, and Adam Bird, R-New Richmond, was designed specifically to bring professionals in various fields back to their previous profession as teachers in order to […]