More Teachers Plan to Quit as Covid Stress Overwhelms Educators
The challenges of teaching in-person or online have stretched educators to their limits.
After nearly a full year of either putting themselves at risk in a classroom or struggling to reach students remotely, many now say they may change careers or simply quit.
“Teachers have been feeling the brunt of how drastically this pandemic has changed our world,” said Colin Sharkey, executive director of the Association of American Educators, a national professional association.
“The demands that are put on them are off the charts.”
At a time when many state and local governments are struggling to recruit and retain educators, a nationwide poll of public education professionals found a growing number are ready to leave their jobs.
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