McAuliffe asks re­tired teach­ers to come work in Peters­burg

The Washington Times Daily - - METRO -

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ask­ing re­tired school­teach­ers across Vir­ginia to con­sider re­turn­ing to the class­room in Peters­burg.

The Rich­mond Times-Dis­patch re­ported that about 500 re­tired teach­ers re­ceived a later last week from Mr. McAuliffe, say­ing Peters­burg City Schools is fac­ing high turnover and teacher shortages.

He said the dis­trict cur­rently has 22 va­can­cies. Mr. McAuliffe said the vet­eran teach­ers have the ex­pe­ri­ence and ex­per­tise Peters­burg schools need.

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