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Report: Red Tape Hinders Teacher Hiring

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Report: Red Tape Hinders Teacher Hiring

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Report: Red Tape Hinders Teacher Hiring

Report: Red Tape Hinders Teacher Hiring

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A study by a non-profit group, The New Teachers Project, finds that nearly 60 percent of job applicants at urban schools withdraw their applications before getting a job offer. The group says bureaucracy and union rules hinder an efficient hiring process. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.