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Teacher shortage hits schools in rural, urban districts across Minnesota

 

February 10, 2021

ALEX KORMANN • Star Tribune

In this file photo, Lisa Larson read a book to her students on the first day of in-person class at Piedmont Elementary School in Duluth in September.

Not so long ago, Tri-County Public Schools would get close to 100 applications when a teaching position opened up in the rural northwest Minnesota district not far from the Canadian border.

These days, Superintendent Ryan Baron is pleased when he gets a half-dozen - and then immediately grows anxious.

"You play a game of competition against your neighbors," he said. "You get seven applications, those seven have already applied at places nearby, and if you don't hurry up you may lose them."

https://www.startribune.com/teacher-shortage-hits-schools-in-rural-urban-districts-across-minnesota/600021093/

 

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