A growing number of school districts are hiring teachers from foreign countries to fill shortages in math, science, and special education, USA Today reports. The trend is most evident in poor urban and rural districts, according to educators. Segun Eubanks, director of teacher quality at the National Education Association, the USA's largest teachers union, says many of those districts have trouble keeping teachers for reasons including low pay, disruptive students, and a lack of books and materials. "American workers are not willing to do the work for the conditions and pay we offer," he says. "So we're recruiting them for...

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