A PBS NewsHour report suggests that the teacher job market may be returning to "old patterns" in terms of demographics and job stability.
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July 23, 2015
June 24, 2015
Unhappy with recent decisions by the local school board, a group of parents in Jefferson County, Colo., has created a website to chronicle an expected wave teachers' departures from their district over the next year.
May 05, 2015
According to two new surveys, a majority of Americans think K-12 teachers are underappreciated and underpaid, but most teachers are satisfied with their jobs anyway.
April 30, 2015
A new longitudinal study establishes updated rates for teacher retention and mobility, and looks at possible factors behind each.
April 28, 2015
The Great Recession forced California, like many other states, to lay off thousands of teachers. Now some big districts in the state are facing teacher shortages, and are weighing how to fill the gaps.
April 21, 2015
A new study from ACT Inc. shows that fewer students are interested in the teaching profession than just a few years ago.
March 20, 2015
"The Road to TEACH" follows the cross-country road trip of three 20-somethings who are considering careers in education despite discouragement from parents and peers.
January 09, 2015
In contrast to the conventional wisdom, an estimated 70 percent of teachers stay in the profession after five years, an analysis of federal data shows.
November 13, 2014
In a roundtable conversation, accomplished educators explore the question of what makes a great. And researchers have some ideas of their own.
October 10, 2014
A panel of education experts says that the nation's understaffing problem is about retention, not recruitment. The solutions? Better leadership and more freedom for teachers.