Illinois Teacher Shortage Has Schools Hiring International Candidates

One Illinois school district struggling to fill vacant positions has started hiring international candidates, reports CNN.

“We had to go international because our pool in the United States, it’s actually very, very dry, and you cannot sit and wait for people to apply to positions online,” Peoria Public School District Superintendent Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat told the news outlet. 

“So, we have 27 that are coming from the Philippines, two from the Dominican Republic, and one from Cameroon.

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