05/15/2013 03:39 pm ET

The 'Late Show With David Letterman' Top 10 Reasons I've Decided To Become a Teacher

Teaching can be a thankless job. If you've read Randy Turner's "A Warning to Young People: Don't Become a Teacher," then you already know teachers could be more stressed and less valued than at any previous time in history.

Luckily Dave Letterman recently hosted 10 budding educational professionals from Teach For America to remind the nation why it's all worth it -- or why it's not.