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Florida schools facing teacher shortages

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School districts all over Florida are facing teacher shortages, including in elementary education, which historically had the easiest jobs to fill. The Orlando Sentinel reported Sunday that the shortages are forcing school districts to ramp up recruitment for the 2017-2018 school year. The recruiting is starting earlier than ever, and recruiters are exploring out-of-state candidates in the Midwest and northeast. “We are starting earlier, and we are definitely exploring more options than we ever have,” said Greg White, recruitment specialist…

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