August, 2020

Demographics of new hires revamps conversation on need for minority teachers in Tennessee

by Lasherica Thornton - Jackson Sun - West Tennessee
For July, there were 77 new hires, 23 resignations and 18 remaining vacancies for Jackson-Madison County School System, as of Monday.

But, the need for minority teachers – their recruitment and retention – is being discussed among the school board again because of the demographics of the new hires.