Listen to a WHUR Radio interview with WTU President Jaqueline Lyons Pogue where she discusses the reasons some teachers are leaving the profession and what DCPS can do to help. The podcast interview titled "Where are the teachers?," cites the mass exodus of teachers leaving the field in the last year. All of this as school systems are hoping to hire more teachers to fill classrooms.
Fairfax County wants to hire 600 teachers for the coming school year. 1,070 Teachers resigned from Montgomery County over the past year. Prince George’s County wants to hire 1,000 teachers for this year. Between January and June 372 teachers quit in DC. What’s going on? What is happening to the venerable profession of school teacher