Missouri schools are hiring their own students to plug staff shortages, a report says
November 12, 2021
A Missouri schools district has a novel solution to the labor crunch.
According to Fox 2 News, schools in this area have decided to hire their own high school students to fill empty jobs.
"We have kids that are very capable and able to hold good jobs in this community and other places of employment," Dr. Desi Kirchhofer, superintendent of the Northwest School District, told the local news site. "Why wouldn't we use those resources within our own facilities?"