Author

Gema Zamarro

Gema Zamarro

Gema Zamarro is professor of Education and 21st Century Endowed Chair in Teacher Quality at the University of Arkansas.

COMMENTARY
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Commentary: Pandemic prompts more teachers to consider early retirement or new career

By: , , and - September 20, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic reduced teachers’ commitment to remain in the classroom, our study on teacher turnover found. When schools resumed classes in the fall of 2020, teachers faced a host of new challenges. These included things such as adapting to combinations of in-person, hybrid, and remote learning models and managing health concerns during the pandemic. […]