Exalted and Assaulted: Conflicted Sentiments about the Profession of Classroom Teaching in America

Title

Exalted and Assaulted: Conflicted Sentiments about the Profession of Classroom Teaching in America

Publication Date

7-6-2022

DOI

10.17848/9780880996846

Abstract

This book examines the labor market for K-12 teachers and why an increasing number of them are leaving the profession and fewer students are entering it. It also looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the teaching profession and provides policy recommendations aimed at strengthening the profession.

Files

Download 1. Exalted and Assaulted: Conflicted Sentiments about the Teaching Profession (471 KB)

Contents

1. Exalted and Assaulted: Conflicted Sentiments about the Teaching Profession

2. Teacher Labor Markets in the U.S.: The Anatomy of Local Shortages

3. Teachers’ Unions in the Crosshairs

4. Charter School Teachers: Empowered or Expendable?

5. New Approaches to Teacher Accountability: Science or Scapegoating?

6. A Tale of Two States: Massachusetts Soars while Michigan Stumbles

7. Blue Collar or White? Who Decides?

Epilogue: The Pandemic and Beyond

Note

Upjohn project #69416

ISBN

9780880996839 (pbk.) ; 9780880996846 (ebook)

Subject Areas

EDUCATION

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Addonizio, Michael F. 2022. Exalted and Assaulted: Conflicted Sentiments about the Profession of Classroom Teaching in America. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880996846