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Poll shows widespread frustration among teachers over pay and respect

Aug 05, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Half of teachers say they have seriously considered leaving the profession, and most said they would strike if given the opportunity, according to a survey released Monday.

The poll found widespread teacher complaints about low pay and poor funding for their schools, and nearly half said they felt unvalued by their communities. Most said they would not want one of their own children to follow them into teaching.

The annual survey was conducted by PDK International, an association of ...