NJ Spotlight News

Pressure in Newark over teacher shortage, no COVID testing

Clip: 09/29/2021 | 4m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

School districts statewide are struggling to hire enough teachers. In Newark, the situation may have reached a breaking point; the district has 120 positions unfilled more than three weeks into the new school year. Making matters worse, a promised robust COVID-19 testing program, meant to be rolled out on day one, still has not been launched.

Aired: 09/29/21

Rating: NR

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