EdWeek: Public Opinion of Teachers Continues to Improve

October 08, 2018 • Zach DiSchiano

In the past, teachers were often blamed for common problems in public schools.

However, in recent months, the US has seen a shift in perception of the profession, and key battles like teacher pay and working conditions—which have been fought for decades by a small segment of the population—have now grown into mainstream concerns by the average citizen.

This Education Week article explores reasons for the sudden shift in public narrative on the country’s teachers and how it will impact local and state elections going forward.