When Is It Time to Quit Teaching?

Rae Pica with Katy Farber, Richard M. Ingersoll & Valerie Strauss

Why do great teachers quit and how can you tell if it’s time for you to bail out of teaching? Teachers are increasingly expressing intense frustration and dissatisfaction with the realities of teaching. In this segment we look at when and why teachers should consider getting out and when they should stay.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Katy Farber is a teacher and author of, Why Great Teachers Quit and How We Might Stop the Exodus. Richard M. Ingersoll, a former high school teacher, is Professor of Education and Sociology at University of Pennsylvania. Valerie Strauss is an education writer at The Washington Post. She currently writes The Answer Sheet Blog after covering various education systems and reform efforts for more than a decade, and she created the Post’s education ideas page with Jay Mathews.
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