High turnover rates in high-poverty schools? Here’s the proof.


For the life of me, I don’t know why education “experts” ignore the role of working conditions at high-poverty DC public schools. According to the data, high-poverty DC public schools lose almost one-third of its teaching staff. How’s that a sustainable model? As a teacher who works within such a DC public school, I’ve offered four reasons why this turnover rate is so high. But, is anyone listening?


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