Interactive: Data From 9,500 Districts Shows Another Boom Year for School Staffing Even as Fiscal Cliff Looms

“According to new data from the National Center on Education Statistics, public schools added 173,000 students and 159,000 employees in the 2022-23 school year, including 15,000 additional teachers. 

On a per-student basis, staffing levels hit an all-time high.” 

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