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Poll: Most Texas teachers consider quitting

September 14, 2022 - 00:00
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More than three-fourths of Texas teachers say they have seriously considered quitting the profession largely because of a perceived lack of respect and support, according to a new survey by the Charles Butt Foundation. Excessive workload and inadequate pay were other major reasons that teachers are considering leaving, The Dallas Morning News and other media outlets reported.The percentage of teachers considering quitting has risen to 77% this year from 58% in 2020, when the foundation conducted the first survey on the subject.Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas has experienced a teacher shortage that prompted the Texas Education Agency to form a ...

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