UNH program encourages teachers to work in rural communities
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School districts in rural areas of New Hampshire often struggle to hire and retain teachers, but a program from the University of New Hampshire is aimed at changing that.

The Teacher Residency for Rural Education program will give participants money, tuition breaks and a teaching certificate when they graduate. In exchange, they must spend three years teaching in a rural district that needs qualified teachers.

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