Teachers in Perth and Kinross have been attacked 400 times in the last year - almost twice as many as the previous year.
New teachers are to be offered extra cash incentives to encourage them to stay in the classroom.
A Perth-based charity has stepped in to lend a helping hand to Woodmill High School in Dunfermline.
Starting salaries for teachers could rise by up to £6,000 under Government plans to reform teacher pay.
Angus Council has spent £783,000 in the past three years to plug teaching gaps.
A leading teaching union has warned the introduction of a faculty structure in Dundee schools will create roles that are "too big to manage" and could force educators to take industrial action.
Teaching union the EIS has warned introducing faculties in Dundee schools will not not guarantee any improvement in attainment levels.
Sick days among Perth and Kinross council staff are continuing to rise, according to a new report.
Decades-worth of teaching time are being lost to Tayside and Fife school pupils as stress takes its toll on the region's teachers.
Teachers would demand refunds at taxpayer expense if they are slapped with new parking charges, says one of Scotland’s biggest unions.