Teachers are leaving schools. Will they come to startups next? – TechCrunch
It wasn’t the lingering exhaustion that made Christine Huang, a New York public school teacher, leave the profession. There are more than 3 million public school teachers in the United States. Teacher departures are a loss for public schools, but an opportunity for startups racing to win a share of the changing teacher economy. It onboarded 120 full-time educators, who came from public schools and charter schools, with competitive salaries. If teachers leave public schools, low-income students are left behind and high-income students are able to pay their way into supplemental learning.