Want to Teach Children in North Dakota? You Might Get that Chance!

The North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board is endorsing the “hardship waiver” to help with the high number of teaching positions open in the state.

The hardship waiver allows people from communities to teach students about their area of expertise, such as a farmer teaching agriculture.

The proposal for the waiver was made by the task force for the Department of Public Instruction.

The board says there are nearly 175 open teaching positions.

Gov. Dalrymple must approve the waiver before the plan can move forward.