Safety concerns over COVID-19 are causing some teachers to leave the profession

Anna Davlantes

A teacher wearing a protective mask to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) gives a course in a classroom on the first day of the new school year in Podgorica on September 30, 2020. (Photo by Savo PRELEVIC / AFP) (Photo by SAVO PRELEVIC/AFP via Getty Images)

Chicago Tribune reporter Karen Ann Cullotta joins Anna to discuss the results of a recent poll that showed more than a third of Illinois teachers said they’ve considered leaving the profession amid the safety concerns and debilitating stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anna also talks to students and teachers who tell us how they have been managing through the coronavirus.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)
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