Responding to Teacher Burn-out 

90% of NEA’s members say that feeling burned out is a serious problem. Becky Pringle, president of the NEA, said “Without exception, every stop I made, from Kentucky to Oakland, I heard those similar stories of educators who were exhausted, overwhelmed, feeling unloved, disrespected.”It’s not a surprise that the well-being of teachers and students has been on the decline for the past several years.  The CDC reports more than a third (37%) of high school students reported they experienced poor mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, and 44% felt persistently sad or hopeless during the past year. Students are not thriving. Educators are not thriving. If teachers are not thriving, how can they support their students’ thriving to do their best academically? This past year

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