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Educate Oklahoma: Teachers Leaving Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Education Coalition says 17 percent of new teachers in Oklahoma will leave the state or the profession in their first year. Pittsburg County’s Jason McMullen stayed in the profession and he spent more than a year teaching in Oklahoma towns including Carnegie and Stigler. McMullen even came back to Oklahoma after a stint in Dallas, but he said he just couldn’t make it here.

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