Why America’s ‘hacker generation’ can thrive as teachers
By staff and wire services reports
May 7th, 2013
Nearly half of all teachers leave the profession within the first five years, Christian Science Monitor reports. Recently, two veteran teachers – Gerald Conti in New York and Randy Turner in Missouri – have decided to call it quits with recent public resignations on Facebook and in the Huffington Post. Their high-profile statements speak to their frustration and disillusionment with teaching. Both of their resignations contain numerous unfortunate truths about the challenges facing today’s public school teachers. I have been teaching high school science for five years and I, too, have experienced the stress and devaluation they describe so poignantly..
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