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Kemp bills aim to lure retired teachers, military vets to Georgia schools
Teacher Pipeline
Gov. Brian Kemp (at podium) rolls out his “Teacher Pipeline” bills package at the State Capitol on Feb. 2, 2021. - photo by Beau Evans, Capitol Beat News Service
Tops among the governor-backed bills is a measure allowing retired teachers to return to work at full pay while they continue drawing retirement benefits. Returning teachers would be slotted into vacant positions in “high-needs areas” picked by regional education officials, according to Kemp’s office.