Superintendent Surveys: Most RI School Districts Facing Staffing Shortages

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Just before the start of the new school year, 12 News sent out a

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five-question survey to every superintendent in Rhode Island to find

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out how their district is doing and the biggest challenges they face.

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Our survey found that nearly 80% of public school districts are

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understaffed to some degree. The shortage varies from district to

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district, but the overarching theme is clear: Most districts cannot find all the staff they need.