The first brief in this series,Teacher Shortages: What We Know,explores research on teacher shortages
and highlights recent state task force findings. This report is one of five policy briefs examining strategies states are using to address shortages:
- Alternative Certification
- Financial Incentives
- Induction and Mentorship
- Evaluation and Feedback
- Teacher Leadership
Providing new teachers with induction and mentoring can be an effective retention strategy. A definition of induction and mentorship programs is provided, followed by a summary of the research on this strategy, state policy examples and considerations for policymakers.
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PUBLISHED: April 27, 2016
RESOURCE TYPE: Policy Report