Missouri faces poor teacher pay and shortages | Education | newspressnow.com – News Press Now | Team Cansler

Among rural school districts, Mid-Buchanan RV may be one of the lucky ones.

Missouri as a whole has borne the burden of being one of the worst states in the union when it comes to paying a junior teacher. That situation is improving, and the Missouri Blue Ribbon Commission for Teacher Recruitment and Retention finalized new ideas on October 18 to help. Locally, a climate of growth in Mid-Buchanan funds salaries above the norm for a rural district, yet still receives nominal support from the state. Most educators in rural Missouri have no such fortune.

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