Over the summer of 2021, Atlanta Public Schools hired 367 teachers. The amount of turnover and unfilled positions is a story plaguing public education across the country. It is fair to say that the shortages and turnover rates were noticeable before Covid-19. Still, the challenges of reopening schools and the current environment with the impacts of Covid-19 have made it more challenging to keep staff and fill open positions. This brief dives into the approach that Atlanta Public Schools and Achievement Network took to address these challenges.
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