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Pandemic Worsening Existing Teacher Shortage in Illinois

Clip: 01/27/2022 | 8m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Illinois is facing a teacher shortage — and a new survey shows school leaders fear it is getting worse. The survey was conducted in Fall 2021, before the highly contagious omicron COVID-19 variant, which poses added challenges to schools as some struggle to keep buildings staffed enough to host in-person classes.

Aired: 01/27/22

Rating: NR

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