South Carolina Battles Major Educator Retention Problem

October 2, 2017, 3:08 pm EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — South Carolina has been ranked one of the worst states for teachers within the last three years, and at least 6,500 South Carolina teachers left their positions in 2016.

The numbers are alarming – but what is behind the shortage? Dr. Courtney Howard with the College of Charleston helps us break down these numbers and understand what is happening with teacher positions and how we can move towards a brighter future.