How will Texas fix teacher retention?

Attrition among Texas teachers is up and so is retirement - ~1,000 more teachers retired in fiscal year 2021 than in 2020. School shootings, COVID, and politics have piled onto historic issues of low pay and long hours. How will Texas fix teacher retention?

Dr. Lizette Burks, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at University of Houston-Downtown appeared on KPRC 2+ to discuss Texas’ ongoing teacher shortage and possible solutions. For her insights, watch the video at the top of the page.

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