Commentary: Why teachers are burning out — reimagining the American education system
By Jane Mayer and Jesse Soza, Ed.D. This is the second in a five-article series about teacher sustainability in Los Angeles and California public schools and the available solutions to reversing teacher turnover. Read the first article here. Teacher turnover, otherwise known as burnout, is a multi-faceted and complex problem currently plaguing the public education system...
By Guest Contributors | August 22, 2016
With Few Leadership Options, LA Teachers Drop Out
“Dear Mayor of Los Angeles,” Educators 4 Excellence writes in the introduction of a new report that contends LAUSD’s most effective teachers don’t have enough leadership opportunities to keep them in their classrooms. The new report, STEP: Supporting Teachers as Empowered Professionals, aims to reverse L.A. Unified’s high turnover rate, close to 50 percent according...
By Brianna Sacks | July 18, 2013