Montrose seeks teachers amid national shortage

Stephenie Barstad, left, Bren Hawk, and other Western Colorado University students visit MCSD's Outer Range campus as part of a recruitment program from the school district. (Courtesy photo/Matt Jenkins)

The Montrose County School District is not immune to a problem pervading schools throughout the country: teacher shortages.

This national shortage has been an issue for years, but a recent report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) states that this issue has been “exacerbated by the pandemic.”

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