In areas where the cost of living is rising, many teachers worry about covering their expenses. A new study of San Francisco teachers finds that this economic anxiety is linked with higher rates of missing work and leaving the profession altogether.
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November 10, 2017
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May 22, 2017
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August 12, 2016
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August 10, 2016
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According to Gallup, only 20 percent of teachers who are parents are fully engaged and would advocate for their children's school.