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“Teaching in today’s society is challenging and at times overwhelming but it is still what I enjoy doing.”

—Middle School Teacher


Despite the numerous challenges facing teachers in this era of change, 88% of teachers agree that the rewards of their profession outweigh the challenges and 89% are either very satisfied (38%) or satisfied (51%) with their job as a teacher.

Teachers’ Views on Teaching

Base: Total Respondents

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