Michigan’s teaching population aging

DETROIT – Michigan teachers are staying in their jobs longer, leaving fewer jobs for new teachers, the Detroit News reported.

According to The News’ analysis, the percentage of teachers with size to 20 years of work experience grew from 52 percent to 57 percent during the past four years.
SOURCE: The Detroit News, “Few jobs for new teachers as veterans retain posts,” July 26, 2012
FURTHER READING: Michigan Capitol Confidential, “Michigan’s Teaching Population Aging,” July 27, 2012