Teachers Are Stressed, And That Should Stress Us All
We all experience stress at work, no matter the job. But for teachers, the work seems to be getting harder and the stress harder to shake.
A new report out this month pulls together some stark numbers on this:
Forty-six percent of teachers say they feel high daily stress. That’s on par with nurses and physicians. And, roughly half of teachers agree with this statement: “The stress and disappointments involved in teaching at this school aren’t really worth it.”
It’s a problem for all of us — not just these unhappy teachers.