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Sat Feb 11, 2017, 10:24 PM

As state teachers near retirement, South Dakota ponders how to recruit replacements

CORSICA Mike Tuschen has served as Corsica-Stickney's business teacher for 35 years, and replacing him could prove challenging.

A lifelong South Dakota resident, Tuschen began his teaching career in Stickney and never left, enduring a consolidation with Corsica in 2015 to form the Corsica-Stickney School District.

"It seems like I've always had great people to work with and work for," Tuschen said. "It's still having strong roots in education and you've got to love to be around the kids. And, lucky for me, there have been a lot of great students from both communities."

But, at 57 years old, Tuschen is approaching retirement age, and the state's newest district will be forced to hire a successor, a feat that may not be easy.

Read more: http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/news/state/4216023-state-teachers-near-retirement-sd-ponders-how-recruit-replacements

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Feb 11, 2017, 10:44 PM

1. I have a tip.

 

Decent pay and working conditions.

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Response to HassleCat (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 11, 2017, 11:03 PM

2. That's too logical

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