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Gainesville City Schools look to recruit, retain teachers for pre-K
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Sisu Integrated Early Learning teacher Ariana Johnson, left, and volunteer Jessie Mauro prepare students for painting Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. The Georgia Department of Education lists recruiting and retaining early-learning teachers and workers as one of the top challenges in education for 2018. - photo by Scott Rogers
As Gainesville City Schools prepares to expand Pre-K to all six elementary schools this fall, Superintendent Jeremy Williams is confident that the system will able to recruit and retain quality teachers. But it’s one of the major challenges that face administrators in early learning education across the state, according to the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, a group founded in 1992 by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia Economic Developers Association.