Behind the Headline: High-Poverty Schools Often Staffed by Rotating Cast of Substitutes
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High-Poverty Schools Often Staffed by Rotating Cast of Substitutes
Washington Post | 12/6/15
Behind the Headline
No Substitute for a Teacher
Education Next | Spring 2013
Every U.S. classroom needs a sub from time to time. But in the troubled schools that serve some of the nation’s neediest children, it is not uncommon for classrooms to churn with substitutes as teachers leave in large numbers each June, or quit midyear, and principals struggle to fill the positions.
So explains Emma Brown in a front page story for Sunday’s Washington Post.
June Kronholz took an in-depth look at the issue of substitute teachers in the Spring 2013 issue of Education Next.