Uptick but no exodus: Despite stress, many teachers stay put

  • Elementary school teacher Kathleen Sannicks-Lerner, who is presently on sabbatical, poses for a photograph in Huntingdon Valley, Pa., Tuesday, March 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Teachers have been working longer hours. They’re more stressed out. And many say they’ve considered quitting. Yet the vast majority of teachers have stayed in the profession throughout the pandemic, according to a Chalkbeat analysis of the latest data from a number of states and large school districts.