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Document Number: 6351

Progress of Education Reform: Teacher Supply and Demand PDF - This issue of The Progress of Education Reform focuses on the imbalances between teacher supply and demand in certain subjects and certain school districts attributable largely to significant numbers of teachers leaving their jobs for reasons other than retirement. It summarizes recent research including an analysis of urban district hiring practices, and their effect on applicant attrition and teacher quality, and an examination of the role of teacher turnover in school staffing problems, and the extent to which school characteristics and organizational conditions contribute to teacher turnover. (Suzanne Weiss, The Progress of Education Reform, vol. 6, no. 4, Education Commission of the States, August 2005)...
Author: Suzanne Weiss
Publisher: ECS

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