Teachers Who Leave The Classroom Seem To Be A Lot Happier At Their New Jobs

From HuffPost Education

Over half of teachers who recently left the classroom reported better working conditions and more autonomy at their new jobs, according to a survey released this month.

The National Center for Education Statistics survey looked at how many teachers were getting out of the classroom and why. It found that after the 2011-12 school year, about 8 percent of them went on to various other education- and non-education-related positions.

Teachers said they left the classroom for various reasons, many citing “personal life factors.” Read more>>