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Teachers: In their own words

The vast majority of Idaho teachers are sticking around for now, but they tell us they are beleaguered and distressed. Some feel stuck, others search for an escape, and others plan to persevere no matter the odds. We asked teachers to tell us how they feel and what they think. About half we surveyed said they are unsatisfied with their jobs. In this five-story series, we take a look at the state of education — from an educator’s viewpoint.

Months into the school year, schools still struggling to fill staff

It’s not the teacher pipeline that’s the problem – it’s the classroom reality

Educators open up about classroom realities

Idaho’s teachers are tired, but they’re sticking it out

My goodbye to teaching: why I left the profession I was called to