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As the School Year Begins, NJ Districts Still Facing Staffing Shortages

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
A school bus passes by Cherry Hill High School East in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

School districts in New Jersey are getting ready to welcome students back in September, as a teacher shortage that has been exacerbated by the pandemic continues. But WHYY's Kenneth Burns reports, that there are other positions that districts are also struggling to fill.

(Original air-date: 8/29/22)

Kenneth Burns is WHYY’s South Jersey reporter. He joined the station in 2018 as an anchor. He also contributed stories and won a 2020 Keystone Media Award for one of them.