School starts in 12 days for public students in the Fairbanks North Star Borough. The School District has more than 35 vacant Certified Teacher positions listed on the hiring website, and 17 teacher aide positions -- although several of those will close after hires are made this week. The staffing shortage is also affecting the school bus system, and there will be fewer routes this year.
Public schools in Fairbanks start in two weeks, on Wednesday August 18, and many schools have new start times. A lot of students will be riding buses for…