State education leaders say that there is a shortage of agriculture teachers in Illinois. Superintendent of Williamsville-Sherman schools David Root told "WICS-TV" that the demand is there, but the supply isn't.
There are about 25 agriculture education grads in Illinois each year. Last year there were only eleven and this year there are 12.
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