How some school districts around the country are coping with staff shortages, other pandemic disruptions< < Back to
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Public schools across the U.S. are taking a break for Thanksgiving after a more traditional fall semester that saw students largely back in their classes in person. But many teachers and staff did not return this year, causing a shortage of teachers, substitutes, bus drivers, custodians and more.
In some cases, it’s even led to virtual classes.
PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs team reports.