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March is Women’s History Month: How are Teachers Doing?

Characteristics of teachers in public and private K-12 schools in the United States

Characteristics of 2020–21 Public and Private K–12 School Teachers in the United States, National Center for Education Statistics (Dec 2022)

77% of public school teachers were female; 75% of private K–12 school teachers were female.

52 hours/week: both full-time teachers in public an private K–12 and schools spent an average of 52 hours per week on all school-related activities, including the 24-25  hours per week they were paid to deliver instruction.

HS Network Comment: 52 hours/week is a long time to be breathing polluted indoor air.

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