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Droves of area teachers reach their breaking point, resigning mid-career

Your child’s favorite teacher may not be there when she returns from summer break. Our area is hemorrhaging educators as hundreds have turned in their notice saying they won’t be teaching in the fall and many are in the middle of their careers. Data from the National Education Association shows that 55 percent of educators across the country are considering leaving the field and jurisdictions nearby are reporting an uptick in resignations. We talk with WTOP’s Scott Gelman about his extensive reporting on educator resignations as some schools in our area approach a staffing breaking point. Plus, a return of the DMV Dates segment with our guest, Rosie Hughes.