Exclusive: All Teacher Shortages Are Local, New Research Finds

K-12 teacher shortages — one of the most disputed questions in education policy today — are an undeniable reality in some communities, a newly released study indicates. But they are also a hyper-local phenomenon, the authors write, with fully staffed schools existing in close proximity to those that struggle to hire and retain teachers.

This summary originated from a story produced by Kevin Mahnken of The 74, a non-profit, independent news organization focused on education in America.