New Mexico school districts facing substitute teacher shortage

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico has struggled with a teacher shortage for years but because of the pandemic, it’s only gotten worse. That shortage includes substitute teachers and it’s having a big impact on the classrooms. The Albuquerque Public Schools superintendent said because there aren’t enough subs to fill in when teachers are gone, other teachers, administrators and principals are sometimes having to step in to help.

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