Recruitment & Retention
Education news, analysis, and opinion about efforts to hire and keep school and district staff.
Staffing Our Schools
Why schools are struggling to recruit and retain staff and how education leaders can start to solve the problem.
- Staffing Our Schools Special Report Tackling the School Staffing CrisisModifying schedules, expanding the use of contractors and emergency certified teachers, and other tactics schools are trying.Recruitment & Retention One School District's Unusual Recruitment TacticCan a rural district in New York entice staff with a commuting perk?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 Spotlight Spotlight on Staffing ChallengesThis Spotlight will help you see how one principal dodged the staffing shortage, look at ways to build a healthier school culture, and more.Recruitment & Retention 6 Insights on Teaching ShortagesPandemic teaching shifts, bad press, and uneven workloads all contribute, said panelists at a webinar this week.Recruitment & Retention Video How Can We Solve the Teacher Staffing Shortage?Peter DeWitt and his guests discuss how leaders can create an environment in which educators feel valued and rewarded for their work.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.Staffing Our Schools Special Report Why Staffing Schools Is Harder Than EverWhy schools are struggling to recruit and retain staff and how it affects student learning.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.