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Retention of new teachers improves as shortage persists

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Hawaii teachers and supporters march from the Neal Blaisdell Center to the state Capitol in support of the Hawaii State Teachers Association in February. Hawaii has long struggled to hold onto its teachers, with the high cost of living and the state’s isolation contributing to the problem.

The retention rate for new teachers in Hawaii’s public schools improved this year, but the staffing shortage remains severe, with more than 1,000 of 13,000 positions filled by teachers who aren’t fully qualified. Read more

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