The assertions in this article stand in sharp contrast to my observations. Still, despite the lack of empirical evidence supporting the reasons for an apparent exodus from the profession -- at least in some areas -- the subjective evidence I've acquired from conversations with former colleagues makes it clear why a good teacher might soon be hard to find.
I'm going to say very little about this piece, lest I end up on my soapbox. Let's just say that I marvel that my class fills every single semester, and that in light of the current climate, more students don't choose to pursue other fields.
Do we have to wait until there's an actual shortage to address the issues that plague today's teachers?