6:02 am
Mon November 10, 2014

A competition for qualified teachers in Illinois

Students across the state are more than halfway through fall semester, tackling traditional subjects like math, science and foreign languages. But some classrooms in Central Illinois are suffering from a lack of permanent teachers in those areas. Administrators in secondary and higher education say the lack of qualified instructors is symptomatic of broader issues. Alex Rusciano reports on what appears to be a shrinking pool of qualified educators.

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2:05 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

State concerned about health worker shortage

Public health officials are concerned there won't be enough health care providers to serve the increased patient load that is expected under the Affordable Care Act. A state panel has released nearly two dozen recommendations to alleviate what it sees as a workforce shortage in the state.

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