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What Educators Are Saying About the Teacher Morale Crisis

It's well known that many teachers feel demoralized, and for some time, educators have been leaving their jobs at an alarming rate. 

Coverage of the teacher satisfaction crisis has prompted a great deal of online chatter among educators. Many have expressed grievances regarding their own school systems and American education in general.

In Why Are Teachers Leaving the Profession? an EducationWorld poll asked: What is the top reason teachers leave the profession?

This is what our readers shared: 

  • Low pay: 21%
  • Lack of autonomy and influence over work: 38%
  • Lack of support from administration: 38%
  • Little opportunity to collaborate and learn from colleagues: 4%

See the full story to read more about what educators had to say on this issue.

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