COVID Leading To More Staffing Issues At Illinois Schools

COVID-19 is taking its toll on staffing at school districts across Illinois. A fall survey by the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools says 88-percent of Illinois school districts reported a teacher shortage problem. A substitute teacher shortage was also reported at 96-percent of school districts. The shortage issues have led to the cancellation of more than 400 classes, while 385 were shifted to online instruction.