Here and Now

Wisconsin Struggles to ‘Pay Teachers What They’re Worth’

Clip: Season 1700 Episode 1738 | 6m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

With the ongoing teacher shortage in the state, Unified School District of Antigo Superintendent Julie Sprague discusses the challenges she faces in her district. She says “districts have difficulties payer teachers what they’re worth,” and that to make up the shortfall they will have to issue provisional licenses or hire retired teachers.

Aired: 03/29/19

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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