She cited the ongoing and prolonged teacher contract negotiations as an example of the need for the system to build better relations with its employees.
When interviewed for the July 15th article in The Washington Post, WTU President Jacqueline Pogue Lyons expressed serious concerns with the high numbers of DC teacher resignations compared to other counties in the DC region. The lack of a contract, she said, doesn't help.
“DCPS does the best at getting the best and brightest teacher in the classroom,” Lyons said. “But they are failing in keep them here.”
To read the entire article, click here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/07/15/teacher-resignations-rise-dc-area/
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