The Hill Op-ed: How do we keep our teachers in the classroom?

January 23, 2019 — The Hill published an op-ed by Jumpstart VP of Strategic Partnerships & Programming Atalaya Sergi, “How do we keep our teachers in the classroom?” — a piece that addresses the recent teacher strikes in LA and the nation’s teacher shortage crisis. In this op-ed, Atalaya reflects on her time working with prospective teachers through Jumpstart and highlights some of the issues that teachers face around lack of support systems and professional development.

Research shows that teachers who are fully prepared for the classroom stay in the profession and have the training that prepares children for success.”

Read the full article in The Hill here. 

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