Math teacher recruitment program already working for Roanoke cit - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Math teacher recruitment program already working for Roanoke city

The superintendent of the Roanoke city school system says a plan to attract more math teachers to work in the district is already working.

Roanoke city schools superintendent, Dr. Rita Bishop, said the district has already hired six new math teachers.

Bishop put even more emphasis on a recruitment plan last year after saying the district was still short on math instructors, particularly at the middle and high school levels.

Part of the recruitment plan includes signing bonuses based on experience.

Bishop said she'll continue recruiting math teachers through March.

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