The New Normal: School districts dealing with challenges, including nationwide teacher shortage
Plans are underway for the start of a new school year.
But before the first bell rings, districts are already facing a number of challenges -- including a nationwide teacher shortage and bigger class sizes for those still behind the desk.
What does that mean for schools in the tri-state?
News 12's Elizabeth Hashagen discussed the situation with Rob Zywicki, the superintendent of schools for the Mount Olive Township School District, and Kevin Coyne, the president of the Brentwood Teachers Association and a member of NYSUT's board of directors.