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Teacher attrition the uphill climb to staff the Nations"s schools by David W. Grissmer

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Published by Rand, Center for the Study of the Teaching Profession in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English



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  • Teacher turnover -- United States.,
  • Teachers -- Supply and demand -- United States.

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StatementDavid W. Grissmer, Sheila Nataraj Kirby.
ContributionsKirby, Sheila Nataraj, 1946-, Center for the Study of the Teaching Profession (Rand Corporation)
LC ClassificationsLB2833.2 .G75 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 83 p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2387280M
ISBN 100833008692
LC Control Number87016325

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Teacher Retention and Attrition: Views of Early Career Teachers John Buchanan Anne Prescott Sandy Schuck Peter Aubusson Paul Burke Jordan Louviere University of Technology, Sydney Introduction The provision and maintenance of quality teachers in the profession is a pressing issue. Teacher retention is a field of education research that focuses on how factors such as school characteristics and teacher demographics affect whether teachers stay in their schools, move to different schools, or leave the profession before field developed in response to a perceived shortage in the education labor market in the s.. Teacher attrition is thought to be higher. Addressing early attrition is critical to stemming the country's continuing teacher shortage crisis. It is also important for school effectiveness. The cost of attrition to student learning and district budgets is significant. Teachers are the number one in-school influence on student achievement. In the last 20 years, teacher attrition has nearly doubled, and districts are finding it harder than ever to place a highly-qualified and effective teacher in every classroom. And when 16 to 30 percent of teachers leave the profession every year, districts have the very difficult challenge of finding an effective teacher for every classroom.

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Considerable research exists on teacher attrition, retention, and mobility, but the findings are sometimes inconsistent or cover only 2 years of teachers’ careers (Ingersoll . Students with emotional/behavioral disorders (EBD) can present intensive needs, requiring the intervention and instruction of well-trained and qualified teachers who work with them in the classroom. However, schools face serious shortages in the field of special education, particularly for staff who work with this population of children (McLeskey, Tyler, & Flippin, ; "Study of Personnel Cited by: 4. Attrition definition is - sorrow for one's sins that arises from a motive other than that of the love of God. How to use attrition in a sentence. Word History of attrition. By examining teacher attrition influences, the outcomes of this case study would offer teachers and administrators in high-poverty Title I schools like North Anderson High School, a possible solution to the teacher attrition problem. Significance of the Problem The occupation of educator is a vulnerable profession because of teacher attrition ratesAuthor: Colleen Elizabeth Knauer.