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School bus driver shortage a headache for districts – The Columbian

LINCOLN, Neb. — School districts throughout the U.S. are struggling to find school bus drivers, a challenge that has worsened with low unemployment and a strong economy. The problem has become so severe that some districts are offering sign-up bonuses for new drivers, while others rely on mechanics, custodians and other school employees to fill… Read More »

Telehealth solves psychiatrist shortage for Impower, and much more

Back in 2012, Longwood, Florida-based Impower was a small behavioral health agency that focused on home- and school-based care for individuals in the child welfare system. THE PROBLEM The behavioral health provider organization’s services were limited, provider shortages were severe and wait times were over two months for new patients to receive initial treatment. President… Read More »