National Teacher Shortage—Why Are So Many Educators Leaving the Profession?

Thursday, October 27, 2022
National Teacher Shortage—Why Are So Many Educators Leaving the Profession?

National Teacher Shortage—Why Are So Many Educators Leaving the Profession?

Reports about teacher shortages in K-12 public schools grew during COVID-19. But this is actually a long-standing issue. Why are so many educators leaving the profession and why is it hard to recruit new teachers? We'll find out more from GAO's Jackie Nowicki.