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One Third or More of U.S. Teachers are Likely to Retire Over the Next Four Years

According to a recent report issued by the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future.  Although this change amounts to a massive depletion of human capital, and will put a severe strain on districts'; finances, it opens the doors wide for new teachers to enter the profession.  Districts will be eager to hire both young people at the beginnings of their careers, with all the energy and imagination that they bring, and career-changers, with the perspective and persistence that life experience brings.  Read more in Sam Dillon's New York Times article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/07/education/07teacher.html