Here's another update on a public education hiring crisis . . .
Along with test scores falling, American public education standards have also degraded . . .
The policy for substitutes has been relaxed as well. As opposed to having to complete a set number of semester hours, Missouri’s Department of Education has made it so anyone completing their twenty-hour online certification program can sub.
While steps to fill open teacher positions are appreciated, many are left wondering if all it does is lower the bar for the profession.
Dr. Paul Katnik, an assistant commissioner in the Missouri education department, says that teaching quality is not at risk with the new licensure requirements and that the changes show support for Missouri school districts. The state’s leaders are “doing all they can to support schools during this challenging time of greater staffing issues,” he wrote in an email to Kansas City magazine.
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Small salaries, student loan debt, political agendas, angry parents-and an important job to do on top of it all. Teachers have been struggling with these things for years, and it's starting to show through staffing shortages in both Kansas and Missouri.
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Amy Kupps, 32, from North Carolina in the US, was forced to quit her teaching job after the school board was alerted to her OnlyFans career - but now she reckons they're her biggest fans A former teacher who quit her job when her colleagues found out about her OnlyFans page has had the last laugh as they now pay for her raunchy content.
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