Teachers now say they are more likely to leave the classroom at the end of this school year than they were before the coronavirus pandemic began, according to an EdWeek Research Center survey.
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September 25, 2019
A new study offers insight into the experiences of teachers of color, and offers advice to principals and district leaders who are working to keep them.
June 24, 2019
The two-day event, now in its third year, offers workshops on mental health and burnout, time-management and goal-setting, and strategies for navigating toxic workplace environments.
March 07, 2019
Millennials Are the Most Diverse Generation, But the Teaching Force Hasn't Caught Up, Analysis Finds
While there are more teachers of color than there were a few decades ago, the teacher workforce is growing whiter than the college-educated population as a whole, according to a new analysis from Brookings.
February 28, 2019
Sabbaticals are commonplace at the university level, but few and far between for K-12 teachers. This district has offered them for decades.
February 19, 2019
As districts across the country have struggled to attract and retain qualified teachers, some school systems are offering new benefits for their employees. Watch the video for a first look at a new Education Week series.
January 10, 2019
When effective Tennessee teachers were offered a $5,000 bonus to stay in high-needs schools, students' reading scores jumped, according to research published in Economics of Education Review.
November 19, 2018
Men were also more likely to request a transfer to a school with a male principal.
October 17, 2018
Teachers need time for professional development and collaboration—and principal leadership plays a key role, argues a new report from STEM advocacy organization 100Kin10.
June 08, 2018
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.