Baltimore City Schools scrambling to fill vacant teaching positions

Monday, August 18, 2014

The first day of school for most districts in the area is August 25. City school leaders say they are working around the clock to fill those empty spots.

The clock is ticking on the first day of class, and Baltimore City school leaders are working against it, trying to fill nearly 200 vacant teaching positions.

Lisa Grillo heads up the school district’s humanresources division. She says, in the last month, her office has made some headway on the issue.

“We started out with over 400 vacancies. There’s a lot of work to be done,” Grillo said.

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