Music Advocacy Facts

Fact pointer

In Texas during the 1998-99 school year, out of more than 63,000 open teaching positions, 74 percent of the openings (about 46,600) were due to the teacher leaving prior to retirement.

From: Texas State Board for Educator Certification, The Cost of Teacher Turnover (2000). Source cited in No Dream Denied: A Pledge to America's Children.

Available here: National Commission On Teaching and America's Future

Research it further. (Will open in new window.)

Print this fact.