Across the United States, there have been multiple school districts struggling to fill in the gap when teachers take leave or are absent.
Substitutes have been in high demand since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. In some states, such as New Mexico, they have had to call on volunteers from the National Guard to help cover classrooms.
ESS representatives give mid-year presentation to the Santa Rosa County School Board Tuesday, Feb. 7.
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