Show-Me Teachers Dropping Out

Sadly, all of the arguments about teacher retention have been hopelessly politicized. 

What we notice is a surprising level of contempt for working-class instructors and callous consideration of their horrifically low pay. 

Nevertheless . . . The data shows that more people are deciding against this profession in the long term:

According to the study, after three years, 51.9% of new teacher hires complete three years and continue into a fourth year, but only 38% of teachers complete a fifth year of teaching and continue teaching a 6th year.

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DESE study shows Missouri struggles to keep teacher in classrooms

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Missouri school districts struggle to find teachers to lead classrooms, but that's only part of the problem. The state also saw a decline in teacher retention. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary education recently released a study on the Teacher workforce.