Top 5 Reasons Why Teacher Turnover Is Rising

08/11/2011 11:57 am ET | Updated Oct 11, 2011

Just as high school dropout and graduation rates are a persistent issue of concern in the education arena, teacher turnover rates are similarly troubling.

This in-and-out filtering of educators creates discontinuity and costs school districts across the country $2.2 billion annually, according to social action network Take Part.

So why are all these teachers packing up their desks and leaving the classroom? Here are the top five reasons, from our friends at Take Part. To read more about each, visit TakePart.com.

Top Five Reasons Teacher Turnover Is on the Rise