Illinois’ Teacher Shortage | InFocus TV
School districts across Illinois are feeling the pinch, as a teacher shortage means larger class sizes and fewer offerings. Plus, new media literacy guidelines went into effect for schools this academic year.
WSIU's Jennifer Fuller speaks with Lorie LeQuatte, Regional Superintendent District 21; John Meixner, Regional Superintendent District 26; Michael Hayman, Collinsville Middle School; Leah Gregory, IL Heartland Library System
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