Texas Teachers Union Warns Of School Staffing Crisis
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Texas school districts may be facing an impending staffing crisis, warns a union representing school employees across the state.
In a news conference Monday, Feb. 7, Texas American Federation of Teachers announced a survey sent to its 65,000 members, found two-thirds had in the last year considered leaving the profession.
The union represents teachers, as well as librarians, counselors, bus drivers, and custodians.
“These aren’t folks who hate what they do. They want to stay,” said Texas AFT President Zeph Capo.