Kesa sent me this article about how the exodus of teachers out of the profession isn't really about "burnout".

kappanonline.org/teacher-burno

People get into teaching for moral reasons, and they are leaving for moral reasons.

Teachers are demoralized, and their departure from the profession is often an act of a conscientious objection, not of personal burnout.

Focusing on "burnout" puts the onus on individuals rather than the systemic conditions that actually need attention.

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@edsu If only the teachers did _enough_ self-care or the right _kind_ of self-care, then they wouldn’t suffer from “burnout” and they could continue to be stubbornly generous automatons…

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