NPR logo There Are Fewer New Teachers. And No One Seems Surprised.

There Are Fewer New Teachers. And No One Seems Surprised.

Earlier this week we reported on the decline in teachers entering the profession.

And the responses from social media poured in.

From Facebook

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From Twitter

From Instagram

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Now, what about the other side: Why do teachers stay in the profession? Reach out on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. We're on Twitter at @npr_ed. Our Facebook page is here or you can drop us an email at NPREd@npr.org.