Survey shows Illinois teacher shortage worsening in most districts

A new survey of Illinois school districts shows most are continuing to have trouble filling open teaching positions with qualified teachers and even more are having difficulty hiring substitute teachers. It’s a problem that has existed in the state for many years and one that experts attribute to a variety of factors, such as low

CSEP issues leadership white papers

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In December, the Center for the Study of Education Policy (CSEP) issued a three-part series of leadership white papers highlighting leadership developments occurring through our TEAM Lead and Partners To Lead grants that include policy recommendations and considerations for the state to address regarding the leadership crisis we are facing in our schools.