September 22, 2020

NYC’s next ‘gargantuan’ school reopening task: hire thousands of new teachers in little over a week

Read the entire article by Michael Elsen-Rooney on the New York Daily News.

A daunting hurdle still remains before New York City schools reopen.

After a summer of last-minute scrambles to ready city schools for in-person learning, what could be the toughest challenge yet is the recruitment, hiring and training of thousands of new teachers in just over a week...“Teacher hiring is a difficult task under good circumstances,” added Paula White, the executive director of Educators for Excellence New York, an organization that monitors it. And during a pandemic, with just over a week to accomplish the goal, “it’s a gargantuan task,” she said.

To read the complete article, visit the New York Daily News.