Survey sent to Madison teachers details potential for cuts

Scott Girard June 6, 2020 Asurvey from Madison Metropolitan School District administration outlines the potential for more budget cuts coming amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with wage freezes and staff cuts among the options administrators are considering. The two-question survey, sent to staff Friday, states that the district expects an additional $5 million to $9 million…

Missouri S&T to prepare middle school teachers to fill teacher shortages

 Sarah PotterOn June 5, 2020 Photo Tom Wagner/Missouri S&T: James Trusler, a 2016 Missouri S&T history graduate, with his seventh-grade social studies class at Rolla Junior High School. ROLLA, Mo. – Missouri S&T will offer teacher certification in middle school math, science, English language arts and social studies this fall after earning approval for the…

1 Million Teachers And Staff Lost Their Job In April

Zack Friedman June 6, 2020 In April alone, more than 1.1 million teachers and staff lost their jobs. Here’s what you need to know. Unemployment According to reporting from Reuters, citing a U.S. Labor Department report: Public Schools: 469,000 public school kindergarten through 12th grade teachers and other school personnel lost their jobs in April alone. Private Schools and Colleges: 457,000 teachers and other school…