New Head Of Mass. Teachers Association Talks Testing, Teaching, Income Inequality

Barbara Madeloni tapped into many teachers’ feelings of frustration about testing when she ran for — and won — the presidency of the Massachusetts Teachers Association.

Source: radioboston.wbur.org

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The Teacher Dropout Crisis

Teachers are leaving the profession at an alarming rate and at a cost of billions of dollars per year.

Source: www.npr.org

Why do these statistics keep growing…? Sad 😦
"The report points to a variety of reasons for the turnover, including low salaries and a lack of support for many teachers. Which helps to explain why those most likely to quit are also the least experienced: 40 to 50 percent of new teachers leave within their first five years on the job."