Why Do So Many Young Teachers Quit?

9:39 pm
Sun June 15, 2014

Why Do So Many Young Teachers Quit?

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A powerful letter from an award-winning teacher who left the profession resonates across the nation.
Josh Waldron is an award-winning teacher in Waynesboro, Virginia - or rather, was an award-winning teacher in Waynesboro, Virginia. In the following sobering post, Waldron explains why he made the "tough decision" to leave the classroom after six years, during which he won four teaching awards. It isn't that he didn't love teaching.