Why Do So Many Teachers Quit the Profession?

Clearly, the belief of the folks at CREducation.org is that classroom conflict is a problem for new teachers, and one that contributes to the high number of teachers that leave after just 2 or 3 years in the classroom.

A recent article in Good Magazine provides a glimpse into this problem with short [url=http://www.good.is/?p=11902]interviews with seven teachers[/url] who struggled and left teaching (or relocated).

For more details on the current state of teacher retention, this 2006 Washington Post article [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/08/AR2006050801344.html]”Half of Teachers Quit in 5 Years”[/url] provides a quick summary.