D.M. school board weighs substitute outsourcing

Source: Mackenzie Ryan, Des Moines Register, May 5, 2015

Increase substitute pay. Establish an attendance incentive for teachers. Convene a committee to find other solutions to a substitute teacher shortage in Des Moines Public Schools. For almost an hour Tuesday evening, school board members heard speakers share concerns and possible solutions other than contracting with a temp agency, Kelly Educational Staffing. ….