Regular readers of this blog know that we often get comments from Georgia teachers who have moved abroad to teach and who urge their states-bound colleagues to join them in Abu Dhabi or Al Ain. Several of those teachers agreed to be interviewed for a recent AJC story. (Cobb parents might recognize some familiar names.)
One interesting fact in this story: A company that specializes in placing American teachers overseas gets more recruits from Georgia and Texas than any other states.
That ought to trouble state school Superintendent John Barge and the Legislature. Georgia should be concerned when strong teachers leave the state, whether they are going to the Mid-Atlantic or the Middle East.
Here is the story by AJC reporter Bo Emerson:
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