Virginia Teacher Turnover

By Atif Qarni and Robert C. Pianta  On a typical school day, Virginia educators will teach classes across multiple subjects, provide personal social and emotional support for students inside and outside the classroom, manage after-school programs, and grade assignments or prepare lesson plans. They might have a second job to make ends meet. It...

Reason For High Teacher Turnover Rate

By Kelly McLaughlin Educators are seeing record high turnover in their schools in recent years. More than 40% of teachers leave the profession within five years, according to the National Education Association, leaving teacher shortages across the country. Turnover is highest in the South and lowest in the Northwest, the Learning Policy Institute found in a...