Back in the Classroom
It kinda seems like a no-brainer: Retiring Boomers are looking for a good second career. Schools are strapped for volunteers and teachers. States ...
It kinda seems like a no-brainer: Retiring Boomers are looking for a good second career. Schools are strapped for volunteers and teachers. States are starting to make the connection, according to Stateline:
Maryland, California, Virginia and other states are recruiting retirees to work in public schools as volunteers and salaried employees, offering boomers what they say they want -- meaningful second careers.
In Maryland, first-term Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) plans to take the successful Baltimore program statewide. California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) this summer launched a statewide program that partners with high-tech companies to recruit, train and place retiring employees in the state's public schools. Virginia and other states use federal money to train retirees for volunteer work in classrooms and with students who need extra help.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Many States Working to Increase Medicaid Payments to Doctors5 hours ago
Many Red States May Consider Climate Change Gag Rules5 hours ago
California Residents Get Really Creative About Water Recycling6 hours ago
Federal Probe Causes Chicago Schools CEO to Take Leave of Absence6 hours ago
Medicare Deal Delays But Deepens Hospital Cuts9 hours ago
The Week in Public Finance: Money, Pink Floyd and State Revenues9 hours ago