People Don’t Want to Be Teachers—Can You Blame Them?

From a New York Times column by Jessica Grose headlined “People Don’t Want to Be Teachers Anymore. Can You Blame Them?”:

Every week, it seems as if there’s another disturbing story about how difficult it is to be a teacher in 21st-century America. I’m not talking about the typical day-to-day work of teaching core subjects to children with varied academic and emotional needs — which is already a demanding job, made more so in the challenging aftermath of 2020.