Education, Local News

Teaching staffs in place but local districts need substitute teachers and bus drivers

Although many school districts across the nation are facing staffing shortages, Homewood-Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor District 161 and Homewood District 153 have been able to fill all their teacher positions. What’s lagging behind is substitute teachers and bus drivers.

Districts have been able to hire new staff to take the place of retirees and those who have left the districts’ teaching ranks, officials said. 

“We are fully staffed with teachers” at H-F High, said Carla Erdey, director of communications and community engagement. She said the district still needs to fill a . . .

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