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Chalkbeat: "Students are coming to school with more trauma that educators must mitigate..."

Sept 20, 2017, Chalkbeat: What a dearth of teachers means for a school in a one-stoplight Colorado town https://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2017/09/20/what-a-dearth-of-teachers-means-for-a-school-in-a-one-stoplight-colorado-town/ …Officials believe a variety of factors are contributing to the shortage. The profession perceives that it is undervalued, and the pay in many communities does not cover basic costs of living. And as poverty rises, the scope of the job is expanding; students are coming to school with more trauma that educators must mitigate before they can even begin to teach phonics or subtraction.