This interesting article brings to light some interesting information and waste of monies and time.
- Nearly 40 percent of new teachers in Florida leave their jobs within five years, according to state records—a rate 15 to 20 percent higher than the national average.
- Nationwide, the inability to keep teachers teaching costs districts $7.3 billion a year, according to the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future (NCTAF).
- In Chicago, replacing just one teacher costs $17,872.
- The best professional development is often in the classroom down the hall.