SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) - In just one week Shelby County School students will be back in class. But, the school district is still facing a shortage of teachers.
Shelby County Schools remains short more than 250 teachers.
According to SCS, 67 of those positions were vacated in just one week.
In an effort to fill the positions, the district is increasing its presence at recruitment fairs by 20 percent and is even incentivizing early retirement.
These were just a few topics mentioned in SCS' 'School Readiness Update.' Read the document in its entirety below.