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Virtual teachers fill in gaps left by staff shortages in Montana

The pandemic worsened a longstanding shortage of qualified teachers in districts across the nation. But, the problem is especially bad for rural states in the Rocky Mountain West. Now, some schools in Montana are turning to virtual teachers to fill the gap.

Montana Public Radio’s Austin Amestoy reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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