(Latham, NY) -- New York State is facing a major teacher shortage.
A teacher’s union says 100-thousand teachers could be eligible to retire in the next five years. Meanwhile, the number of people enrolling in teacher education programs has plunged. That combination, says New York State United Teachers, creates a "perfect storm" of teacher shortages.
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