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New York State faces teacher shortage

Posted at 8:04 PM, May 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-19 14:06:52-04

Do you know someone who's trying to find a teaching job here in Western New York?

You may be surprised to hear, there's actually a teacher shortage in New York State.

That's why school leaders have partnered to launch, "Teach NY", the aim is to promote the teaching profession.

According to the Teach NY Advisory Council, New York's need for teachers will grow by an average of 1,700 positions each year, mainly due to retirements.