Recruitment & Retention
Education news, analysis, and opinion about efforts to hire and keep school and district staff.
- Recruitment & Retention Emergency Certified Teachers: Are They a Viable Solution to Shortages?Emergency teachers are in bigger demand than ever. Can states and districts make smarter use of them?Recruitment & Retention Contractors Are Filling Staffing Gaps in Schools. Know the Benefits and the DrawbacksSchools turn to private companies for help filling positions with no local job candidates. It can be costly, but some say it's a big help.Recruitment & Retention The Latest Perk Schools Are Using to Attract Teachers: 4-Day WeeksThe pros, the cons, and the unknowns of a shorter school week.Recruitment & Retention Push Is on to Grow and Nurture Latino Teacher PipelineLatinos for Education has created a new advisory council to better inform federal policies on hiring and retaining more Latino educators.Recruitment & Retention The Stay Interview: How It Can Help Schools Hold Onto Valued StaffDon't wait for people to resign before finding out what could have kept them from leaving.Recruitment & Retention Why Understanding Principal Turnover Is Important for Teacher RetentionA new study on principals in Texas argues that longer principal tenure can have positive effects on teacher retention.Recruitment & Retention Schools Warned to Expect Wage Pressures for the Foreseeable FutureA report from the Fitch Ratings says districts with low credit ratings may find it hard to entice workers amid staff shortages.Recruitment & Retention How School Staffing Shortages Are Hurting StudentsEssential nonteaching school employees are in high demand, and when their positions go unfilled, high-need students suffer most.Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center Paraprofessionals: As the 'Backbones' of the Classroom, They Get Low Pay, Little SupportThey are critical to student learning and well-being, but often find better pay and benefits in other fields.