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Students wait in an empty classroom for a substitute to show up; however, at Staples, there is no reason for there to be a substitute for the class. Students should be allowed to work on their own without a substitute watching over them, benefiting both the school and the students.

The kids are alright: substitute teachers prove unnecessary

Lucy Dockter ’23, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2022

Since COVID, there has been a shortage of substitute teachers. It is becoming increasingly common to show up for class with the primary teacher absent, but with no substitute. What do you do? You stand...

An absent teacher publishes an informative Schoology post making students aware of a substitute for the day.

Cancelled Zoom calls due to substitute teachers heightens confusion

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

Given Staples’ new hybrid learning model, where half of a class attends school while the other half participates virtually, having a substitute teacher can become a confusing and stressful process for...

These numbers are based on the Board of Educations proposed budget for the 2013-2014 school year.

Subbing Out: Spending on Substitute Teachers Goes Over Budget

Bailey Ethier, News Editor September 26, 2013

During the 2012-13 school year Westport Public Schools went $222,039, 0.33 percent, over budget on salaries due to an “extensive use of substitute teachers and non-certified staff overtime,” according...

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