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Increasing the capacity of its school leaders, expanding academic programming and nurturing positive school climates have been driving forces behind the improvements in three districts.
A large majority of teachers in one western state say they would quit if they could. But elsewhere, a much smaller percentage of educators are thinking about leaving the profession.
"It's bad," is how an assistant high school principal in Tennessee characterizes the level of teacher turnover the nation is grappling with after more than two years of COVID.
While the safety of educators and students is a concern that plays a part in teacher recruiting and retention, several other factors related to teacher recruitment and compensation need to be addressed, experts say.
When a teacher in New Castle County, Delaware, had to get reading materials to her English learners during the lockdown in 2020, she used a brand new funding tool to turn her car into a bookmobile.
While many districts are giving teachers raises to combat staff shortages, more administrators are now having to make difficult decisions, including laying off teachers and shutting down buildings.
The confluence of funding surpluses and economic turbulence is freeing some district leaders to raise teachers' salaries while others impose layoffs.
The rising cost of living during the pandemic is “undoing all the gains" for teacher salaries over the previous two years, says a recent analysis
Nearly all principals and administrators say teachers are more stressed-out than ever. Staffing shortages and teacher morale rank as higher concerns than even learning loss.
Starting teacher salaries have sunk to their lowest levels since the Great Recession at the same time many district leaders are scrambling for new recruits to fill vacant classrooms.
Districts are awash in COVID relief funding but the inflation fueled by the pandemic means the power of teacher salaries has declined over the past 10 years.