Schools Go Digital With Teacher Shortage

By Jade Scipioni  Teacher shortages across the country are getting so dire that they’re forcing some school districts to live stream lessons, replacing educators in many classrooms. According to The Wall Street Journal, tens of thousands of high school students nationwide are now getting lessons taught by a remote teacher to occupy many hard-to-fill positions in…

Texas Schools Turn to Virtual Teachers

By Christina Vercelletto Dive Brief: Four American Sign Language classes in two high schools in Ector County, Texas are being taught virtually. The classes are part of a trial run through Proximity Learning, an Austin-based online education provider, and will be evaluated in November, Your Basin reports.  While such virtual classes should ideally have each student equipped with…

Texas School Districts go Virtual Due to Teacher Shortage

By Kathryn Gisi TEXAS — In classrooms all across Texas students are being taught by a substitute teacher. Not because their regular teacher was out sick but because they don’t have a permanent instructor.  Proximity Learning platform functions like video chat system West Texas schools dealing with major teacher shortage  Virtual system will be rolled out in coming weeks …