'I Didn’t Really Have a Choice.' Meet the Teachers Quitting Their Jobs Due to Low Pay and Dwindling Benefits

May 20, 2018

Money features a piece on why teachers are leaving the profession and highlights 100Kin10’s work to get and keep great teachers:

“A number of organizations around the country are trying to find ways to bring these talented teachers to the classrooms — and keep them there — despite the difficult conditions. Incited by the Obama administration’s call to get 100,000 STEM teachers in the classroom by 2021, the organization 100Kin10 is dedicated to doing just that. And low pay and limited resources certainly aren’t helping.

“You can’t have teachers be the engines of equality and social mobility if they themselves cannot provide for their and their family’s economic security,” said Talia Milgrom-Elcott, the co-founder and executive director of 100Kin10.”

Read the full piece here.