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Why does Utah have a teacher shortage? It has to do with freedom - Utah.Politico.Hub
By Christine Cooke An educator sitting next to me laughed as officials at a joint Education Interim Committee and State Board of Education meeting last month scoured statistics trying to figure out why teachers leave the profession. He told me it’s simply because they are so overburdened and still want time for their families. With this in mind, how can Utah address its teacher shortage crisis? Education leaders of all types are wrestling with this question. Startling statistics show that 42 percent of new Utah teachers quit within the first…