It’s Monday, January 10th, and this is your Morning Wire. Listen to the full podcast:
1) Schools Experience Teacher Shortages
The Topline: As businesses continue to feel the effects of a record-breaking labor shortage, schools nationwide are struggling to find teachers and other essential workers.
Schools in 11 states, including California, Illinois, and New York, have had to temporarily shut their doors because they can’t find enough teachers and other staff to keep things running.
There were more teacher resignations in a two-week span in San Francisco last semester than during any one year period.
In one San Antonio school, there were so few teachers available that hundreds of students spent hours last week sitting together