Utah schools have dozens of openings before school starts

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Some Utah school districts are struggling to fill all their teaching positions with just days before the new school year begins.

The Salt Lake City School District finds itself with about double the number of openings it would normally have at this time of year. Human Resources director Craig Ruesch said in a typical year, two weeks out from the first day, 10 to 15 openings would be expected.

Earlier this week there were 35 openings, although the situation was improving.

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