Area districts are scrambling to fill teaching positions

As students prepare to return to classrooms over the next few weeks, a question facing more and more districts is whether they will have enough teachers at the head of the class.

Teaching vacancies have become a perennial issue - especially for Western Kansas districts - who face the challenges of salary and geography when trying to hire new staff.

The Wichita County school district was able to fill a junior/senior high art position, but only after being granted a licensure exception by the Kansas State Department of Education.


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