Nevadans for the Common Good, "is calling for the school district to end the teacher shortage by 2020. The district filled fewer than 1,700 of the estimated 2,600 teaching positions to start the school year in the fall. The district still had more than 700 vacancies about halfway through December....
Nevadans for the Common Good plans to address the shortage and other topics during its May 9 convention at the Cashman Center. Poling-Goldenne said the organization expects about 2,000 attendees, including Republican and Democratic leaders, School Board President Linda Young, and Adam Johnson, who is challenging Young for her seat in the November election."
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